DARIEN, Conn. - Citizen Police Academy — better knowns as CSI: Darien — a six-week program run by Youth Division Detective Mark Cappelli in conjunction with The Depot Youth Center, will be offered in January.
The program is designed to give students a better understanding of police officers' duties, responsibilities and training requirements.
Officers from different departments will participate in the program, providing students the opportunity to become acquainted with them in a friendly, interactive environment.
Traffic enforcement, accident investigation, criminal justice, Internet safety, forensics, crime scene investigation and a presentation from S.W.A.T. will be covered in the program.
Citizen Police Academy will meet at the Darien Police Department from 7 to 8:15 p.m. Wednesdays from Jan. 4 through Feb. 8.
Applications will be accepted until Monday, Dec. 19, and can be found at www.dariendepot.com.