BARTOW POLICE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE GREATER BARTOW CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM:
BARTOW BUSINESS POLICE ACADEMY
Purpose: To foster better understanding, cooperation, coordination and communication between the Bartow Police Department and the Bartow Business Community.
Seminars: A series of seminars, open to all business people, to be held monthly on the second Tuesday of the month, beginning Tuesday, October 15, 2021. These large scale seminars will be held from 7:30 – 9:00 AM, at varying locations, and will feature instructors and guest speakers in subject areas such as: preventing violence in the workplace; identifying and preventing domestic violence; de-escalation of conflict; credit card fraud, forgery and check fraud; identity theft; and other topics of interest to the Business Community.
Services: Services provided upon request to individual Bartow businesses, such as:
- A confidential camera registry to facilitate quick investigation of incidents
- Business physical security reviews by Bartow Police personnel
- Cash handling recommendations and best practices
- Window decals to indicate participation
Business Police Academy: An interactive program designed to educate select members of the Business Community about the policies and procedures of the Bartow Police Department, with a focus on business related topics as well as police operations. Initial class will be limited to 14 members. Applications will be available Monday, September 6, 2021, and enrollees will be notified of acceptance by Friday, September 17, 2021.
Bi-weekly, 90-minute classes will be held at the Bartow Police Department beginning Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 6:30 PM, and will conclude with a graduation ceremony on Tuesday, December 7, 2021.
Bartow Police Department’s
“BUSINESS POLICE ACADEMY”
Presented by the Bartow Police Department in partnership with the Greater Bartow Chamber of Commerce, the Bartow Police Department Business Police Academy offers local businesses the opportunity to learn more about the Bartow Police Department and actively participate in building strong relationships with BPD.
Classes are FREE. Bartow Police Department will provide everything you need to complete this one-of-a-kind experience, sponsored by community business members.
Business people from Bartow (surrounding communities based on available space) who have not been convicted of a felony. Applicants must have a photo ID and pass a criminal background check.
There is no cost to participate! Class includes a notebook, inserts, and certificate of completion.
WE WOULD LIKE YOUR OPINION!
Before we set up classes, we would like to know if you have any suggestions for making the sessions more informative and exciting. Please give us your opinion below: