Police Academy teaches a reporter a few new tricks
Last updated 9/11/2015 at 8:33pm
The Havre Police Department Citizens Academy took a group of interested community members through a crash course in what it's like to be an officer.
The class met every Wednesday for around two months and topics were varied. Each class would explore one aspect of the officers' line of work. Classes covered topics including crime scene investigation, how to safely pull over a vehicle, gun safety, recognizing when lethal force is applicable and others.
The first class covered how to become a police officer.
Becoming an HPD officer is not as easy as walking into the station and asking for...