October 5, 2022

The Needham Channel

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Citizens Academy Episode 4 – Community Resources


Last year, the Needham Police Department hosted a six-week program, which intended to help residents understand how local enforcement works. A variety of police officers demonstrated on a range of topics including use of force, criminal law and procedure, crime scene investigation, community resources and regional collaborations.

The Needham Channel is presenting you a six-episode series that cover most of the demonstrations from the workshop.

In this episode, you will meet School Resource Officer R.J. Poirier, Juvenile Officer Katie McCullough and Community Outreach Officer David Forte to learn about a variety of resources the department offers. The workshop was recorded on November 3rd, 2021. Click the video box below to watch!



You can also access the previous episodes below:
Episode 1: The NPD Organizational Structure
Episode 2: Criminal Law & Procedure
Episode 3: Traffic Stop & Use of Force