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 The Mankato Gazette

Apply for Citizens Academy

July 28, 2014
Apply to participate in Mankato's public safety Citizens Academy, an eight-week course that allows community members to interact with staff and get an insider’s look at how the department contributes to the area’s quality of life. The course is held Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., September 11 through October 30 at the public safety center, 710 South Front Street.

Participants gain hands-on experience in a variety of public safety activities:

crime scene investigations
confined space rescue
cutting a car apart
evidence processing
extinguishing fires
rappeling from a tower
searching for a fire victim

Applications will be accepted through 6 p.m., Friday, August 15 and are available online, or at the public safety center between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. See application instructions.

To have an application mailed, or for more information, call public safety staff at 507-387-8735.
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