Building bridges


Jeff Wical, of Botkins, shoots a woman who suddenly pulls a gun on him during a use of force scenario at the Sidney Police Department Thursday, March 30. The simulation was part of a Citizens Police Academy which is a 10 week educational course. The academy is used by police to help build bridges between the police and the public. The course also helps give the police a better understanding of the perspective of the public.

Jeff Wical, of Botkins, shoots a woman who suddenly pulls a gun on him during a use of force scenario at the Sidney Police Department Thursday, March 30. The simulation was part of a Citizens Police Academy which is a 10 week educational course. The academy is used by police to help build bridges between the police and the public. The course also helps give the police a better understanding of the perspective of the public.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Jeff Wical, of Botkins, shoots a woman who suddenly pulls a gun on him during a use of force scenario at the Sidney Police Department Thursday, March 30. The simulation was part of a Citizens Police Academy which is a 10 week educational course. The academy is used by police to help build bridges between the police and the public. The course also helps give the police a better understanding of the perspective of the public.

Jeff Wical, of Botkins, shoots a woman who suddenly pulls a gun on him during a use of force scenario at the Sidney Police Department Thursday, March 30. The simulation was part of a Citizens Police Academy which is a 10 week educational course. The academy is used by police to help build bridges between the police and the public. The course also helps give the police a better understanding of the perspective of the public.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/03/web1_SDN043117Simulation.jpgJeff Wical, of Botkins, shoots a woman who suddenly pulls a gun on him during a use of force scenario at the Sidney Police Department Thursday, March 30. The simulation was part of a Citizens Police Academy which is a 10 week educational course. The academy is used by police to help build bridges between the police and the public. The course also helps give the police a better understanding of the perspective of the public. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News