Peace Officer Academy applications due March 1

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) – Savannah Technical College is accepting applications for its upcoming Peace Office Academy program cohort, which begins April 11.

Applications are due March 1.

Participants earn a Technical Certificate in Basic Law Enforcement and POST Certification at the end of the 18-week program. For more details call 912.443.5191or stop by the Peace Officer Academy program office, Goodman Hall Room 1125.

The program is offered from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Thursday and 7 a.m. to noon Friday at the Savannah Campus.

The course includes classroom and practical training in Principals of Law Enforcement, Police Patrol Operations, Ethics and Liability for Basic Law Enforcement, Methods of Criminal Investigation, Firearms Training, Defensive Tactics and Emergency Vehicle Operations.

Savannah Tech has run the Peace Officer Academy since 2009 and has graduated 90 POST-Certified officers.

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