Craig police gearing up for spring citizens academy


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Who: Craig Police Department

What: 2013 Citizens Police Academy

When: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays for 10 weeks beginning March 14.

Where: The Moffat County Public Safety Center, 800 W. First St.

Applications are available at the Public Safety Center and must be returned by March 8. A background check of all potential participants will be conducted as stipulated by Colorado law.

— The Craig Police Department is hosting its spring 2013 Citizens Police Academy beginning March 14.

The academy, which runs for 10 weeks, is not intended to certify participants for police duty, but to provide knowledge of the basic functions of the department.

Training takes place once per week from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays.

“We promote the academy as a way for the public to get a better understanding of the police department,” Sgt. John Forgay said. “It’s a great way for people to learn the various functions of everyone associated with CPD.”

Applications are available at the Moffat County Public Safety Center, 800 W. First St. The deadline to return applications is March 8.

Colorado law stipulates a background check be performed on all interested participants. Approved applicants will be notified of their acceptance to attend the academy.

For more information, contact Sgt. John Forgay at 826-2366.

Joe Moylan can be reached at 970-875-1794 or


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