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Phil Glecier, an Orland Park police officer, on June 6, outside of the Orland Park Police Department’s station on Ravinia Avenue, shows participants during the Teen Citizens’ Police Academy what a person under arrest should do. Photos by Mary Compton/22nd Century Media
Dave Staszak, of the Orland Park Police Department, gives a demonstration with his K-9 companion, Harry, on June 6 during the Teen Citizen’s Police Academy in Orland Park.
Orland Park Police Specialist Bill Sanchez goes over how police request a driver to get out of the car, as Sofia Tamayo, 14, of Orland Park, goes through the motions of asking a driver to get out of a vehicle.
Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter
2:06 pm CDT June 12, 2018
For local teens, a two-day event at the Orland Park police department taught what life as a police officer is about.