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Citizens Police Academy
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      Russell M. Stevens                                                                                                                                                                                         Phone: (978) 468-1212
       Chief of Police                                                                                                                                                                                                  Fax: (978) 468-1313

        The Hamilton Police Department runs a Citizens Police Academy each fall for 10 weeks. The Citizen Police Academy is designed to familiarize citizens with the operation and functions of the Hamilton Police Department, Communications Center and Fire Department. Classes will cover various topics such as Criminal Law, Patrol Procedures, Evidence Collection, Domestic Violence, Motor Vehicle Enforcement, Court Procedures, and Use of Force. Additionally participants will complete a 2 hour police ride along and also a tour of the Middleton Jail. The ride along will allow each student to observe Police Officers while on patrol. Courses will be taught by a Hamilton Police Officers, Police Supervisors, Hamilton Fire-Fighters and Emergency Dispatchers.

        There is no charge to attend, however, you must be 18 years or older. The class is limited to 20 applicants. Applications may be picked up at the Hamilton Police Department, 265 Bay Road or at the Town Clerks office, 577 Bay Road.  Applications can also be downloaded from the Hamilton Police website when available at

Click on the link at the top of the page to download the application.

265 Bay Road
Hamilton, Massachusetts

Town of Hamilton, 577 Bay Road, Hamilton, MA 01936   FAX: (978) 468-2682