Citizens Police Academy & CERT

The Buckhannon Police Department and Buckhannon VIPS are proud to announce the

Buckhannon Citizens Police Academy!
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The academy will be open anyone over the age of 18.  Those under 18 should check out our Youth Academy page located here.

The Citizens Police Academy runs for five weeks and will be held Wednesdays starting March 13 2019 from 6:00p - 9:00p
at the Buckhannon Public Safety Complex Training Room.  Participants must attend all classes to graduate.

Topics covered will include: Evidence processing demonstrations, a mock car accident, a mock crime scene, police equipment demonstrations, social media safety, and much more!

Applications are available at the Buckhannon City Police Department and can be picked up Monday - Friday
between the hours of 8:00a - 1:00p and 2:00p - 3:30p,

  All applications for the next class must be submitted by February 15 2019.

** Seating is limited and tuition is FREE! **

Questions?  Call 304-472-5723 or email vips@buckhannonpolice.com or mattgregory@buckhannonpolice.com

The Buckhannon Police Department and Buckhannon VIPS in conjunction with the Upshur County Citizens Corp and Upshur County CERT are proud to announce

Community Emergency Response Team Training!
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This course is separate from the Citizens Academy.  Participants may take one class or the other, or both classes.  The CERT training will be open anyone over the age of 18.

CERT training immediately follows the Academy, runs for four weeks, and will be held Wednesdays starting April 17 2019 from 6:00p - 9:00p at the Buckhannon Public Safety Complex Training Room.  Participants must attend all classes to receive certification.

Topics covered will include: basic search and rescue, basic firefighting, sheltering, medical triage, disaster preparedness, disaster psychology, and much more!

Applications are available at the Buckhannon City Police Department and can be picked up Monday - Friday
between the hours of 8:00a - 1:00p and 2:00p - 3:30p,
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** Seating is limited and tuition is FREE! **

Questions?  Call 304-472-5723 or email vips@buckhannonpolice.com or mattgregory@buckhannonpolice.com

Are you interested in having a private CERT class for your business or organization?  If you have 10 participants or more, email ccc_cert_upshurco@hotmail.com

Citizens Police Academy Application

CERT Application

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