Suffolk police offering academy for senior citizens

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SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Police Suffolk are offering an academy this summer for senior citizens.

A news release states that the academy is aimed at educating seniors about the department and on how to improve their own personal safety.

The program is an eight-week course that covers topics including active shooter response, crime prevention, crime scene investigation and hostage negotiation.

It is scheduled to run from June 7 to Aug. 9.

Registration for the program is ongoing at police headquarters on Henley Place.