Happy Summer Everyone! Just a couple things of note:
1. Swim Meets and Neighborhood Access
There are 2 remaining home swim meets for the Alligators – this Tuesday, July 1 and Tuesday, July 15. Residents are reminded that on those days, the pool closes at 4:00pm to prepare for the meet. Also, to help alleviate congestion at the front entrance, residents are advised to use the back entrance (Kelly Rd) to enter/exit the neighborhood.
2. Fireworks Warning
As we prepare to celebrate our country’s independence, the Apex Police Department is reminding area residents that the possession or discharge of fireworks that explode, spin, fly, jump in the air, or leave the ground in any way are prohibited by North Carolina law. Illegal explosives include but are not limited to firecrackers, ground spinners, Roman candles, bottle rockets, and mortars. Fireworks which are sold legally in South Carolina and other states are illegal in North Carolina.
The law is stipulated in North Carolina General Statutes 14-410 and 14-414. Violation of this State Law is a Class 2 Misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $500 and/or 30 days to six months in jail. Criminal charges may be processed against residents for violating these laws. This includes a visit from our patrol officers to their holiday party and possible seizure of any remaining illegal fireworks.
3. Citizen’s Police Academy
The Apex Police Dept is now accepting applications for the Citizen’s Police Academy. This is a 12 week course taking place at the Apex Police Dept that begins on August 21. Courses cover various areas of law enforcement including criminal investigations, patrol operations, traffic stops, arrests, mock scenarios and more! They are taught by veteran officers from our department and promise to be very informative.
Upon successful completion of the academy, you will have an opportunity to join our Citizen’s Assisting Police in Apex (CAPA) group. CAPA maintains a very active role in the Apex Police Department and assist with special events, child ID services and other projects.
Apex Police Department