Citizen’s Academy graduates 12







Twelve Blount County residents recently graduated from the Oneonta Police Department’s Citizen’s Academy. The 12-week program includes instruction on how the police department operates, understanding on how to become a better citizen, and lets citizens participate in multiple activities ranging from firearm use to forensics. The next Citizen’s Academy classes will begin Aug. 21, and the deadline for registration is Aug. 3. For more information visit the Oneonta Police Department. The graduates – Back Row: Lt. Steve Gunn, 911 director Neal Brooks, John Graves, Janice Graves, Monica Chacon. Mexi Green, Teresa Parrish, Veronica Zavala, Jeffrey Baril, Chief James Chapman, Officer Michael Harris, Academy Coordinator. Front row: Lisa Street, Sharon Clements, Phyllis Downing, and Melissa Howell. –Nicole Singleton

Twelve Blount County residents recently graduated from the Oneonta Police Department’s Citizen’s Academy. The 12-week program includes instruction on how the police department operates, understanding on how to become a better citizen, and lets citizens participate in multiple activities ranging from firearm use to forensics. The next Citizen’s Academy classes will begin Aug. 21, and the deadline for registration is Aug. 3. For more information visit the Oneonta Police Department. The graduates – Back Row: Lt. Steve Gunn, 911 director Neal Brooks, John Graves, Janice Graves, Monica Chacon. Mexi Green, Teresa Parrish, Veronica Zavala, Jeffrey Baril, Chief James Chapman, Officer Michael Harris, Academy Coordinator. Front row: Lisa Street, Sharon Clements, Phyllis Downing, and Melissa Howell. –Nicole Singleton