City of Redding Podcast

Behind the Badge: RPD Unveils the Citizen Academy

February 01, 2024 City of Redding Season 4 Episode 7
City of Redding Podcast
Behind the Badge: RPD Unveils the Citizen Academy
Show Notes

Have you ever wondered what it's like to walk in the shoes of a police officer? Or sought to understand the intricacies of modern policing in your community? Look no further. Today we connect with Redding Police Chief Brian Barner and Lietenant Tim Renault to learn about the new Citizen Police Academy.

In this course, community members will have the opportunity to dive deep into the world of law enforcement. Led by the expertise of Redding police officers and department personnel, each session will be a blend of engaging lectures, active demonstrations, and immersive hands-on activities.

From understanding the day-to-day challenges faced by officers to exploring the cutting-edge techniques used in the field, the Citizen Academy is your gateway to unlocking the mysteries of law enforcement.

The goal of the Citizen Police Academy is to foster a stronger bond between the community and the Redding Police Department. Officers and department personnel will answer your questions, address your concerns, and provide insight into the vital functions of their department.

So, whether you're a curious citizen eager to learn more or a passionate advocate for community-police relations, the Citizen Academy welcomes you to explore, engage, and empower yourself with knowledge. 

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