For the past month, Aaron and I have been taking a Citizen’s Police Academy course once a week that teaches us all the functions of the department. So far we’ve had classes discussing weapons of the trade (batons, tasers, pepper spray), the K-9 unit, child abuse (not the most fun week) and motorcycle copping (I’m sure that’s the professional term). Best part? Getting to do this:
And also hold the object of oh-so much hate – the speed laser gun:
In December we’ll have a graduation ceremony where we will be given the authority to do absolutely nothing. But we will be able to become members of the alumni association, whose job is pretty much to raise money for the police department – a PR coupe I can appreciate.
More fun stuff: