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Voorhees Township Police Department
Friday January 19th, 2018 :: 11:32 a.m. EST


Residents are invited to see what it is like to be a police officer at 3rd Citizen Police Academy

News Release 
For Immediate Release 
Date: January 18, 2018 
Contact: Lt. Bill Walsh 


Voorhees, NJ (January 18, 2018): The Voorhees Police Department is excited to announce our 3rd Citizen’s Police Academy which will begin on Thursday, March 8, 2018 and meet on most Thursday nights from 6:30PM-9:30PM, concluding with agraduation ceremony on May 17, 2018 (final dates TBA). The training will take place at our Police Headquarters and several off-site locations. This course will offer our residents an inside exclusive look at the training and behind the scenes activities that make the Voorhees Police Department function in a professional, effective, and efficient manner on a daily basis. 

“This is yet another program that we feel will expand our community-based efforts. It will continue to keep open lines of communication and create a better understanding for the community about police officer operations, specifically here in Voorhees,” said Voorhees Police Chief Louis Bordi. 

The course will cover: 

Firearms Simulator Training 
Crime Scene Investigation/Mock Crime Scene 
A tour of our Police Headquarters 
Patrol/Investigations Bureaus 
K-9 Unit demonstrations and meet and greet with our police dogs 
Police use of force/ Police Stress 
Central Communications Center (911) Tour 
Traffic Unit/mock car stops 
Internal Affairs/Body Worn Cameras/Public Information Officer 
Lower Camden County Regional Special Response Team (SWAT) 
Community Affairs/School Safety/Domestic Violence 

This course will host approximately 30 Voorhees residents, ages 18 and over. Applicants will be required to successfully pass a background examination including warrant, NCIC, driver’s license checks, and NJ and Interstate Criminal History checks. Those who are accepted will be notified via email. Selected applicants will also need to complete a waiver of liability form. 

To apply to the Voorhees Police Citizen Academy, visit our website at:

The deadline for applications is Friday, February 9, 2018 by 5PM.

Voorhees Township Police Department
1180 White Horse Road
Voorhees Township, NJ 08043

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 856-428-5400

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