The Danvers Police Department is inviting the public to apply for the Citizens Police Academy that begins on Sept. 16, 2014. The 10-week program runs from 6: 30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday through Nov. 18th.
The Citizen Police Academy offers citizens insights into how police officers perform their duties and how the department serves the community.
The instruction will cover different areas of police work such as patrol, firearms, criminal law, crime analysis, domestic violence and the legal process. Participants are versed on use of force and actually get to fire a handgun under the supervision of a firearms instructor.
Police officers, supervisors, and civilian instructors with particular expertise will conduct each topic. A ride along in a cruiser will give participants a chance to see what real-time patrol is like.
The academy is free to any interested citizen who resides or works in Danvers.
To apply, contact Sergeant Olivia Silva at 978-774-1213, ext. 134. Applications can also be picked up at the Danvers Police Station.
The 2013 Annual Report is now available online!
The DARE Golf Tournament will be Monday, September 15, 2014 at the Ferncroft Country Club. Click the links for sponsorship and registration information!
Prescription Medication Disposal Program Information
Danvers Police Department announces new Firearms Licensing Policy
Danvers Police is now on Facebook and Twitter - see the info boxes to the right to Like and Follow DPD!
Secondhand Dealers are regulated by town by-laws and other local and state laws and regulations. A business must be licensed by the town prior to conducting any business. For more information, please contact the Town Clerks’ Office or the Criminal Investigations Division at the Police Department.
"If you see something, say something": The Danvers Police Department would like to remind our citizens of this Department of Homeland Security intiative, encouraging the reporting of suspicious activity. As we enter the holiday season, we need to stay vigilant. Report all suspicious activity to the police at 978-774-1212 or 911, and click on the link above for more information about the initiative.
The Danvers Police Department is pleased to be working with Animal Control Officer (ACO), Mike Plunkett. Nonemergency messages about animal concerns can be left at Town Hall at 978-777-0001 ext. 3023. We remind all residents, however, to report any animal-related emergencies or urgent situations to the Danvers Police Department by calling 978-774-1212 or 911. If in doubt, call us and let us determine if the situation requires emergency response.