3/10/2015 - Seniors Police Academy set for March in Westampton

The resources available to protect residents from criminal, legal, medical and general safety hazards will be the focus of the upcoming Senior Citizens Police Academy, hosted by the Burlington County Sheriff's Department.

The free course will be held at the Emergency Services Training Center from 1 to 3 pm on six consecutive Tuesdays from March 10 to April 14.  Those interested in attending should call the Sheriff's Department's community services unit at 609-265-3788.

The senior citizens academy has been held a few times a year at rotating locations for about a decade.  It draws an average of 25 people, and attendance at every class is not mandatory.  The academy will conclude with a graduation ceremony and refreshments.  Graduates will receive and ID card.

The Emergency Services Training Center is at 53 Academy Drive, Westampton, NJ 08060