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Popular “Community Classroom” Series Continues Throughout 2017
Posted Date: 3/16/2017 8:00 AM

The Greensboro Police Department (GPD) is continuing its popular “Community Classroom” programs that consist of educational seminars focusing on different topics of interest to community members. Launched in 2016, the interactive seminars address areas of police work that are frequently requested by the public.

“We enjoy sharing different aspects of police work with our residents,” said Police Chief Wayne Scott. “The seminars in 2017 offer a good variety of topics. Some seminars highlight our training. Some illustrate the challenges of police work. Yet others allow us to share our expertise in relevant issues. Most importantly, all of the classes offer people a better understanding of how we serve them.”

Seminars scheduled so far for 2017 are:

  • March 29, 5:45-7 pm - Teen Dating Violence and Internet Safety (open to all ages)
  • March 30, 5:45-7 pm - Keeping Your Child Safe in the Digital Age (adults only)
  • April 19, 5:45-7 pm - Teen Dating Violence and Internet Safety (open to all ages)
  • April 20, 5:45-7 pm - Keeping Your Child Safe in the Digital Age (adults only)
  • April 25, 6-7 pm - K9s: Dogs and Demo (open to all ages)
  • May 23, 6-7 pm - Traffic Stops: What to do (open to all ages)
  • June 8, 6-8 pm - Texting and Driving: Demo and Information (open to all ages)
  • August 8, 6-7 pm - Defense Tactics: How we Train our Police (open to all ages)
  • September 26, 6-7 pm - Crimes in Progress: What Would you do? (open to all ages)
  • October 24, 6-8 pm - Decision Making: When to Use Force (adults only)

Sign up for the seminars online or call 336-373-2636 or e-mail us. A representative from GPD's Office of Community Engagement will let each applicant know whether he or she has been accepted into a class.

The Community Classroom program supports Scott’s strategy of expanding community outreach efforts to better connect with all of Greensboro’s residents.

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