Soooo excited! Our local police department is doing one for 12 weeks and I so want to be part of it. I am dropping my application off tonight, deadline is the 20th. Hopefully they'll pick me....me...meeeeeeeeeeeeee For 2012, the City is sponsoring a new and expanded program - the Citizen's Public Safety Academy! During this twelve week program, public safety staff will provide instruction in the following areas: Administration Fire Operations Patrol Operations Fire Prevention Traffic Enforcement Emergency Medical Services Use of Force Issues Special Operations / Teams Criminal Investigations Crime Scene Investigation West Michigan Enforcement Team (narcotics investigations) Training Course instruction includes practical exercises.