Bangor PD to hold Regional Business Academy

Posted Aug. 19, 2014, at 3:42 p.m.

BANGOR, Maine — The Bangor Police Department will hold its first Regional Business Academy, an eight-week program with sessions 6-8:30 p.m. each Thursday, beginning Sept. 11, at the Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business, Husson University, 1 College Circle.

The targeted audience for the Business Police Academy is the business community including business owners, managers and employees. Participants must be at least 21 years old and will be subject to a background check.

The sessions will include education on shoplifting prevention, employee hiring, fire prevention and safety, counterfeiting and fraud, criminal investigations, and courtroom procedure.

This academy focuses on providing information that both employees and owners can use daily to protect businesses from being a victim of crime. The goal is to create a collaborative engagement with the business community and make our community a safer place to live, work and shop.

Class size is limited and will be filled on a first-come basis. All applicants are subject to a background check. Applicants with felony convictions or a significant criminal history will not be accepted. For questions or an application, contact Community Relations Officer Jason McAmbley at jason.mcambley@bangormaine.gov, or call 947-7384, ext. 5737.

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