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Civilian Police Academy


The Paxton Police Department offers a Civilian Police Academy to anyone over the age of 18. The Academy will be held at the police department and will run approximately 9 weeks. Classes will be held on Tuesday nights from 6:00pm-9:00pm.

This training is a great opportunity for those who are contemplating entering the police field or for the average citizen who is interested in learning about the police profession and the Paxton Police Department. During the 8 weeks students will be exposed to an insight as to what being a police officer entails. At the completion of the course certificates will be awarded to those who have attended.

The following is a list of topics that will be covered:

Criminal Law

Motor Vehicle Law

Operating under the Influence (alcohol and drugs)


Interview and Interrogation

Court Procedure


K9 Program

Firearms Safety Course (certification included)

Domestic Violence

Sexual Assaults

***This training is offered free of charge***

Applications can be obtained at the Paxton Police Department and returned in person or emailed to:

Any further questions or inquiries contact Lieutenant Guy Bibeau at:

Phone: (508) 793-3100 Extension 3133


Civilian Police Academy Application

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