Plainfield Citizens Police and Fire Academy Accepting Applications

The session starts Feb. 13.

Credit: File photo
Credit: File photo
Submitted by the Plainfield Police Department:

Would you like to know more about crime scene processing or how the fire department gets people out of a vehicle after a crash? Are you interested in learning more about homeland security or emergency preparedness in the community? 

Through the efforts of the Plainfield Police Chief John Konopek and Plainfield Fire Chief John Eichelberger, residents living in and around the Village of Plainfield and the Plainfield Fire Protection District will have the opportunity to explore these topics and others by attending the 12th session of the Plainfield Citizen’s Police and Fire Academy, which is scheduled for Winter/Spring 2014.

Citizens are invited to attend this 10-week program held on consecutive Thursday nights from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., beginning Feb. 13.  

The classes are free of charge and conducted at various locations in the Village of Plainfield. Classes are taught by personnel from the Plainfield police, fire and ambulance departments and the curriculum has been designed to be informative as well as beneficial for those attending. Sessions include both lecture and hands-on instruction. 

Chief Konopek and Chief Eichelberger are encouraging citizens to enroll in this program and the deadline for registration is 5 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 4.  

For more information or for registration instructions, please contact Officer Mark Siegel of the Plainfield Police Department at 815-267-7207. 

Applications are currently available at the Plainfield Police Department, 14300 S. Coil Plus Dr., for pick up during normal business hours, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Online applications are available by clicking here.


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