Citizens Police Academy scheduled

R-H Staff

OXFORD — The next Oxford Police Citizens Police Academy will begin on Feb. 6.

The Academy is a free 10-week interactive program where citizens get the opportunity to learn the various facets of the Oxford Police Department. By participating in the program, you will meet members of the Oxford Police Department and the Law Enforcement Community.

The purpose of the academy is to provide an environment that helps foster trust between the police and community. It also helps citizens have a greater understanding of our mission and vision for the City of Oxford.

Participants must be 18 years old and work or live in Oxford of Oxford Township.

Classes are Monday nights 6:30-9 p.m. for 10 weeks, Feb. 6-April 24, with no class the week of Miami University’s spring break.

Topics covered will include: History of the Department, Traffic Laws and Enforcement, Criminal Investigations and Crime Scenes, Community Policing, Oxford Fire Department, Butler County Coroner, Weapons and Safety, Police Canines and more.

The class does qualify for internship credit.

For more information, contact John Buchholz with OPD at 513-839-4781 or

R-H Staff