Newton honors Citizens Police Academy graduates

Staff Writer

NEWTON, N.C. – Members of the 2016 Newton Citizens Police Academy were honored during a recent graduation ceremony.

Academy participants spent six weeks learning about the services and operations of the Newton Police Department. Topics included support services, patrol duties, investigations, narcotics, animal control, code enforcement and firearms. Each session was led by a Newton officer.

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