A former Jones Police Division cruiser has change into a novel alternative for college students and instructors at Canadian Valley Know-how Heart.
A 2013 Ford Taurus 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost sedan police interceptor rolled off a trailer and into a store just lately inside one in every of Canadian Valley Know-how Heart’s latest applications.
Canadian Valley Tech teacher Alicia Wright works as a reserve police officer in Jones. She knew town deliberate to surplus its getting old cruisers and helped to accumulate it for the varsity for lower than $2,000.
The automobile turns into a coaching instrument for college students within the new Emergency Companies program. Though centered on felony justice, this system additionally immerses college students into emergency medical response and fireplace security. Graduates might be geared up to change into dispatchers, corrections officers and safety guards. This system additionally gives a basis for additional schooling to those that need to change into legislation enforcement officers, emergency first responders and firefighters.
Wright mentioned coaching situations will embrace arrest procedures, radio use, mild, siren and PA system use, visitors stops, automobile accident investigations, searches and visitors codes.
Wright mentioned she envisions different applications on campus pitching in to spruce up the automobile. Service Careers college students already pledged to element the within. Auto Collision has a wash bay. Auto Service Know-how college students can help with any mechanical points. And Graphic Design college students may help with automobile wrap graphics.