The Chicago Police Department will host “An Evening at the Academy” Wednesday June 14 at the Timothy J. O’Connor Education and Training Center, 1300 W. Jackson Blvd. The event takes place from 6-9 p.m.

The job-fair like event is designed to showcase the department by offering potential recruits a tour of the training facility and information about careers with the Chicago Police Department.

Participants will be able to meet officers of various units, such as the Canine, Marine, and Mounted Units, along with the SWAT Team. Potential recruits can also sign up for the next police entrance exams on Aug. 5 and 6. The application period lasts until June 24.

For more information call the Chicago Police Recruitment Team at 312/745-5960 or visit

?”Terry Dean