Applications available for Huntley's citizen police academy

HUNTLEY – The Huntley Police Department is now accepting applications for its 10-week citizen police academy designed to give resident a working knowledge of the department's work.

The educational and informative program includes classes and discussions that covers various areas of law enforcement. It allows residents the opportunity to learn about the issues facing Huntley police.

The academy is free and open to Huntley residents 18 years and older. Applicants are subject to background checks. The registration deadline is Friday, Feb. 28.

Interested residents can pick up an application at the police department, 10911 Main St., Huntley, or download an online application at

For more information, contact Sgt. Kevin Hillner at (847) 515-5332.

­ Stephen Di Benedetto