Police academy to be held

The Union Township Police Department is accepting applications for its 8th Citizens Police Academy.

The academy will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on consecutive Tuesdays from Aug. 16 through Nov. 8, at the Union Township Police Department, 4312 Glen Este-Withamsville Road.

Applicants must be 21 or older and possess a valid driver’s license. Preference will be given to township residents first, followed by employees of township businesses. Applicants must submit to a comprehensive criminal history and background check. Criminal convictions may be grounds for exclusion.

Anyone interested can apply online at www.union-township.oh.us, or pick up an application at the department.