Graduating from the Solon Citizens Police Academy comes with a perk - a three-hour ride-along with a Solon police officer. I was the lucky recipient of riding with two different officers for my ride-along on Nov. 18 due to the fact that my original officer got called away to serve a warrant.…
As we near the end of our Solon police education, the Citizens Police Academy Class No. 20 members had a chance to portray the role of an officer in a training scenario that resulted in most of us realizing we were not adequately prepared for any kind of police work.
Police radar guns are kind of fun – for the operator of them anyway.
Throughout the Solon Citizens Police Academy, I have had some revelations about myself.
For Week Two of the Citizens Police Academy, my classmates and I learned about the police department’s work through some numbers.
The first day of the academy was informative and exciting and... wow.
Before our new class of the Solon Citizens Police Academy begins on Tuesday, Sept. 6, I thought I would find out a little about the first “police personnel” that helped keep the peace in Solon, Ohio.