Citizen's Police Academy

The Citizen’s Police Academy is a ten-week program which meets one night a week. The academy is held once a year. 


The classes give an overview of:

  • Criminal investigations
  • Criminal justice system
  • D.A.R.E. program
  • Drug enforcement
  • Federal investigative agencies
  • Fire Department responsibilities
  • Juvenile law
  • Laws of arrest
  • Motor vehicle laws
  • Prosecutor’s role
  • School Resource program
  • Traffic investigation, etc.


Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Applications are available online (PDF), or they may be picked up at City Hall. Questions relating to the Citizen’s Police Academy may be directed to Officer Evan Waters.