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Posted on: September 16, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Citizen Police Academy For Fall 2022

The Wellesley Police Department is excited to announce another session of the Citizens Police Academy for the Fall of 2022. This is a great opportunity to learn the  overall operations of the department from the inside, meet the staff, and learn what policing in Wellesley is truly about! 

The Academy runs for nine weeks, beginning on Wednesday, October 12th and ending on Wednesday, December 14th.There is no class on Wednesday, November 22nddue to Thanksgiving.

If you are interested in attending, please contact Officer Mike Pino or Lieutenant Marie Cleary for an application.  Both can be reached at Wellesley Police 781-235-1212.

Topics covered include:

  • E911 System & Dispatching
  • Motor Vehicle Law/Operating Under the Influence
  • Domestic Violence
  • Interview & Interrogation/Witness Identification
  • Narcotics Investigation
  • Computer/Internet Crimes
  • Criminal Law
  • Crime Prevention
  • Crime Scene Search/Evidence Processing
  • Defensive Equipment/Procedures and much more..

Participants also have a chance to ride along in a police cruiser, on their desired shift, with an officer after all classes have been completed.

Classes are held on Wednesday nights from 6:30-8:30PM in the Kingsbury Room at the Wellesley Police Department.

Space is limited to 20 students.

Please contact Officer Michael Pino ( or Lt. Marie Cleary ( for more information on the application process. 

We look forward to seeing you there and providing you with insight into the Wellesley PD!

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