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Chief Donald F. Pussehl JrChief Donald F. Pussehl Jr 

 Saginaw Township Police Citizens Police Academy TO CELEBRATE 20 YEARS



Have you ever wondered what the staff, Officers, Detective's and Command Staff do at The Saginaw Township Police Department? Have you ever wanted to experience the equipment utilized by the Emergency Services Team, Medical First Responders or Crime Scene Investigators? 

If you are a Saginaw Township Resident, 21 years of age or older and able to pass a criminal background investigation you are encouraged to apply for admittance to the 20th Annual Saginaw Township Police Department Citizens Police Academy!

During the course of several weeks, you will learn about Criminal Law, Investigation Techniques.  You will have hands on training with weapons, defensive tactics and much more!

You will also take a tour of the Saginaw County jail, Saginaw County Central Dispatch and go on a ride-along with a Saginaw Township Police Officer during a normal patrol shift.

This 13 session Class is FREE and open to SAGINAW TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS only.  Your time is your only investment.

The 3-hour classes begin August 21, 2019 take place Wednesday evenings.  A graduation ceremony with Chief of Police Donald F. Pussehl will take place on Wednesday November 13, 2019. 

All classes begin at 6:30pm and last until approximately 9:30pm.

All applicants must pass a criminal history and cursory background check prior to acceptance.  Graduates received a certificate of completion, a Saginaw Township Police Department CPA shirt, and an opportunity to attend a "ride-along" shift with an assigned road patrol officer in the spring of 2020.

Deadline to apply is 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday July 31, 2019.

Applications are available at the department- 4930 Shattuck Rd or online at

Contact Tammy @ 989-791-7226 or Administrative Sergeant Russ Uphold via email for further information.

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