Yes. My turn is over with the Citizen’s Police Academy. Now it’s time for YOU to do it. If you have an interest in joining the Enid Police Department’s Citizen’s Police Academy, now is the time.
This is the end. Almost.
The weeks of the C.P.A. are drawing to a close. I don’t know this by looking at a schedule, I know this by the fact that they have put loaded weapons in our hands and told us to shoot. Yes. We were having fun now!
This week, Officer Tim Suttmiller talked with the class about traffic enforcement and Crime Scene Tech Tim Hess spoke with us about fingerprinting.
Taser week. One of three things that I had placed on my C.P.A. “bucket list” and unfortunately would not get to cross of the list. We were going to get the chance to get tased for real by an Enid Police Officer.
What is use of force? The use of force is defined by the PD as any physical contact with a subject. Just grabbing him by the arm and attempting to detain him is considered a use of force.
C.P.A. Week 6 Part 2. Our field trip to jail. Yes, we all had to go to jail. We could not pass “GO” or collect “$200.”
Week 6 rolls around for the Enid Police Department’s C.P.A. and we get two items to discuss. In part 1, we discuss gangs. Part 2, which will be a separate article, focuses on a field trip taken to the Garfield County Detention Facility.