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Chief Donald F. Pussehl JrChief Donald F. Pussehl Jr 

 Saginaw Township Police Citizens Police Academy


Due to COVID-19 restrictions the Citizens Police Academy has been cancelled.    Please check back for information on when this valuable community program will resume. 

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 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.

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

Contact Administrative Sergeant Russ Uphold via email for further information.

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