Cranford Police to Host 6th Session of Citizens Police Academy

The Cranford Police Department will be holding the 6th session of the Citizen Police Academy beginning in September 2015. The Citizen Police Academy is part of the ongoing effort by the Cranford Police Department to work together with the community and to develop lasting relationships with the citizens of Cranford.

Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and either live or work in Cranford.  Academy students will receive interactive classroom lectures and hands-on demonstrations encompassing many aspects of law enforcement operations. Past topics have included emergency response, computer crimes, narcotic enforcement, traffic stops, and juvenile laws.

Classes are two hours in duration and have been tentatively scheduled to meet Wednesday evenings beginning on September 23rd and ending on November 4th.

To download an application, please visit the Cranford Police Department website at and look under the forms tab.

Applications must be received by September 8, 2015 at 3:00pm. Instructions on how to submit the application are on the form.  For more information please contact Detective Lieutenant Stephen Wilde at 908-709-7358 or