Click to Home
Resident Help Center

Go To Search
New Americans Academy
What is the New Americans' Academy?
The New Americans’ Academy consists of a series of classes for adult community members who want to learn more about police procedures, laws and personal safety. The class content is geared toward immigrants and refugees as it focuses on topics that have been identified as of interest to New American communities. The purpose of the Academy is to create a situation for positive, non-emergency, interactions between the community and the police, as well as to encourage community members to learn about local laws, how the police work and how to protect themselves.

 Topics  
  • Police Services - introduction to Police, role of Police,
    and when to call 911
  • Traffic Safety
  • City Codes
  • Fire Safety
  • Immigration
  • Criminal Justice System
  • Domestic Violence
  • Child Protection
  • Graduation  

  •    Course Offerings
    • Twice per year - Spring and Fall
    • One night per week
    • Classes are typically held in the evening for two hours, but can be tailored to meet the needs of a particular audience

    2016 New Americans Academy Brochure

    For more information please contact Monique Drier at (763) 503-3265 or .
     

    attendees