Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano recognized the achievements of Citizen Police Academy members on Wednesday at their graduation ceremony at the Nassau County Police Department Headquarters in Mineola, NY.
The Citizen Police Academy is an educational program that in invites Nassau County residents to the Police Academy for specialized training and is designed to bring the Police Department closer together with the community.
Through this program, attendees gain a greater understanding of the police departments and become ambassadors that help open the line of communication between the police and the community.
County Executive Mangano congratulated the Citizen Police Academy members for becoming part of the most distinguished Police Department in the nation.
“It is inspiring that people such as you have chosen to learn valuable skill sets and to enhance your communities through this program,” said Mangano. “I am honored that you would choose to spend your free time serving the people of Nassau County.”
County Executive Mangano ended by thanking the Citizen Police for their hard work and dedication toward the betterment of Nassau County.