Merrimack Citizens Police Academy applications available

MERRIMACK – The Merrimack Police Department is accepting applications for its Citizens Police Academy.

The academy will run from Jan. 21-April 1.

Classes will be held 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays, with one Saturday morning class at the police station. The topics discussed will be criminal law, motor vehicle law, domestic violence, narcotics investigations, emergency communications, firearms demonstrations, nonlethal weapons, self-defense and a mock trial in district court.

Anyone interested in attending may pick up an application at the Merrimack Police Station. Applications also are available at under “Forms,” then “General Forms.

The deadline is Monday, Jan. 12.

Attendees must be at least 18, and the chief of police reserves the right to deny applicants for reasons he deems appropriate.

For more information, contact Rob Kelleher, community services officer, at 420-1853 or