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Police academy starts March 26

The seventh Hudson Police Department Citizen Police Academy will begin on Tuesday, March 26, at the department.

The nine-week course will be held Tuesday nights from 6-9 p.m. and is open to the public, age 18 and over.

Participants will learn about crime scene investigation and evidence gathering, the use of deadly force, drunk driving enforcement, self-defense and have the opportunity to get behind the wheel of a squad car.

The course also includes a presentation about interrogation techniques by former FBI agent Dan Kraft of North Hudson.

The cost of the course is $25 and a background check of all participants will be conducted. Enrollment is limited to 15 students.

For more information go to the HPD link at the City of Hudson website at Hudson PD or call Chief Marty Jensen at (715)386-4771, ext. 210.