Requirements & Limitations

Citizens applying for the academy must adhere to the following standards:
  • Must be 21 years of age or older, or 18 years of age and enrolled in college; unless specifically enrolled in the Teen Academy
  • No criminal history other than minor traffic violations
  • Physically able to meet training requirements
  • Must attend 1 night per week (3 hours per night) for 9 weeks
  • Must ride 2 shifts with patrol (up to 8 hours each)
  • Must sign all required waivers and agreements
Academy Fees
There is a $50 fee to cover administrative costs. Due to classroom size, the Academy will be limited to 20 persons per academy with no exceptions.  Attending the Citizen's Police Academy is a privilege, not a right; applicants will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis; and will be accepted pending a background investigation