Popular Senior Police Academy Returns in October

Senior citizens can learn about defensive driving, fire safety, crime prevention and how to be a neighborhood watchdog at monthlong event.

The will host its annual Senior Police Academy on Tuesday in October.

The free program is designed to enlighten senior citizens in the community and improve their quality of life.

Community Policing Officers Tom Colella and Scott Rappaport will discuss several topics, including: how to be a neighborhood watchdog, traffic and pedestrian safety, defensive driving, fire safety, crime prevention, how to prevent fraud, alcoholism, gambling, and self-defense.

Attendees will also visit the Passaic County Police Academy.

The academy is co-sponsored by Chilton Hospital, the Wayne Police Department, and the Wayne Alliance for the Prevention of Substance Abuse.

Classes are offered on Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the .

For more information, or to register, call 973-831-5367.

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