ALBANY, Ga. — The Albany Police Department is accepting applications for the 28th session of the citizens police academy set to start on March 19.
The weekly two-hour sessions will run through June 11. Class times will be from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., giving citizens an opportunity to learn about a variety of topics and ride along with an officer on patrol, officials at the APD say.
Interested parties can visit www.albany.ga.us and click on the “City Government” tab and search under the city departments for the APD to pre-register by downloading an application, which are also available from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. through Friday at the front desk of the APD Law Enforcement Center at 201 W. Oglethorpe Blvd.
The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call the APD Public Information Office at (229) 438-6298.
ALBANY POLICE: The Albany Police Department responded to at least 50 incidents Saturday, Sunday and into the early hours of Monday, available reports show. The incidents included:
— Criminal trespass on the 900 block of West Lincoln Avenue and on the 2600 block of Dawson Road;
— Burglary in the 1st degree on the 900 block of Leisure Court and on the 2400 block of Brierwood Drive;
— Theft of lost or mislaid property on the 800 block of 10th Avenue;
— Battery on the 800 block of Cedar Avenue and on the 1200 block of North Westover Boulevard;
— Possible child molestation on the 600 block of West First Avenue;
— Entering auto on the 400 block of Gaines Avenue and on the 3100 block of Wisteria Court;
— Interference with a city officer on the 1500 block of East Roosevelt Avenue;
— Theft by taking on the 600 block of West Society Avenue and on the 200 block of East Oglethorpe Boulevard;
— Disorderly conduct on the 300 block of West Oglethorpe Boulevard and on the 1000 block of Clark Avenue;
— Domestic dispute (unfounded) on the 900 block of South Cleveland Street and on the 1200 block of East Broad Avenue;
— Motor vehicle theft on the 2700 block of Dawson Road;
— Assault on the 2600 block of South Washington Street;
— Driving while license suspended on the 2400 block of Sylvester Road and on the 1800 block of East Broad Avenue;
— Terroristic threats and acts on the 200 block of Cordele Road;
— Speeding on the 2600 block of Dawson Road;
— Domestic dispute on the 400 block of South Harding Street;
— Aggravated assault on the 200 block of Church Street and on the 600 block of Flint Avenue;
— Public indecency on the 2000 block of West Oglethorpe Boulevard;
— Criminal damage to property in the 2nd degree on the 1500 block of East Society Avenue;
— Theft by shoplifting on the 2600 block of Dawson Road and on the 1500 block of Radium Springs Road;
— Theft of services on the 2300 block of Gillionville Road;
— Simple battery (domestic violence) on the 1600 block of Gardner Drive.
DOUGHERTY POLICE: The Dougherty County Police Department responded to at least 31 calls Saturday and Sunday, available reports show. The incidents included:
— Traffic arrest on the 400 block of South Westover Boulevard and on the 2300 block of Moultrie Road;
— Unwanted guest on the 3400 block of Sweetbriar Road;
— Motor vehicle theft on the 400 block of South Westover Boulevard and on the 400 block of South County Line Road;
— Harassing phone calls on the 2500 block of Crusoe Village Lane and on the 2700 block of Winifred Road;
— Dog bite on the 400 block of West Third Avenue and on the 100 block of Manchester Drive;
— Injured person on the 3000 block of Clark Avenue.
ALBANY FIRE: The Albany Fire Department responded to at least 26 calls from Friday through the early hours of Monday, available reports show. The incidents included cardiac arrest calls, unauthorized burnings, grass fires and EMS assistance.
DOUGHERTY EMS: The Dougherty Emergency Medical Service responded to a total of 53 calls on Sunday, available reports show. There were 44 medical calls and nine trauma calls.
The medical calls included, but were not limited to, six respiratory issue calls, three seizures calls, three diabetic calls, two fainting calls and 27 medical calls. The trauma calls included six falls, one auto accident victim and one assault call.
— Compiled by Jennifer Maddox Parks