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Applications still accepted for police academy

| Sunday, May 13, 2012, 3:08 a.m.

North Huntingdon Township police still are accepting applications for the Citizens Police Academy.

The department's Community Oriented Policing Services Unit requires applicants to be 18 years or older and a resident or business member of the township. Applicants also must pass a criminal background check.

The winter 2003 academy will meet from 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Jan. 21 for 12 weeks. Firearms training, K-9 demonstrations, traffic and criminal investigation and tactical scenarios and simulated firearms video training are scheduled during that period.

Applications — which can be obtained within the lobby of the township's department — will be accepted until the class is filled. Those with further questions can contact Officer Bob Dippolito at 724-863-8800.

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