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Avon’s First Citizens’ Police Academy class graduates

Vail Daily staff report
Avon, CO Colorado
Estudiantes en la Academia de Policía para Ciudadanos practican técnicas de defensa propia.
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AVON – Avon Police Department will graduate its first class from the Citizen’s Police Academy on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

Graduates Carlos Abel, Mike Bennett, Mihai Cofaru, Todd DeJong, Bill Jones, Jeffrey Marshall, Adam Martin, Arthur Pinedo, Sara Roffe, William West, Cean Whitmarsh and Stephanie Whitmarsh will recognized by the Avon Town Council.

The Avon Police Department offered this academy in an effort to open the lines of communication between the community and the police. The participants had instruction on the following topics: State of the police department and crime in Avon, crime scene investigation, verbal judo, firearms training simulator, drug recognition, DUI enforcement, and self-defense.

Because of the huge success and popularity of the Citizen’s Academy, the 2010 dates have been set. Participants will be chosen on a first-come basis. All information can be found online at http://www.avonpolice.org.

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