News Timmins Police Donate Cruiser to Northern College SHARE ON: Mackenzie Read, contributor, Wednesday, Mar. 22nd, 2017 Photo Credit: Mackenzie Read Students in the Police Foundations program at Northern College will now get a more hands on education. The Timmins Police Service has donated one of its cruisers to the schools program. Program Coordinator Mack Pettigrew says giving the students a hands on education will allow them to learn first hand what it takes to be a police officer. //www.mytimminsnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/cruiser-2.mp3 John Adams, a police foundations student, says he is very excited to use a real police cruiser as part of his classes. //www.mytimminsnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/cruiser-4.mp3 Pettigrew adds that having a strong partnership with local police and the proper tools proves that you don’t have to travel south to get good quality policing education.