Citizens Police Academy

 

The Olathe Citizens Police Academy will begin September 11, 2014.

Applications are not accepted at this time.


This program is not an accredited certification course to become a sworn police officer.
 

Applicants must:
Be at least 18 years old
Have never been convicted of a felony crime
Be a resident in Olathe or Own/Manage a business in Olathe
Make a commitment to attend the Academy
Submit to a background check for criminal history

 

The nine-week fast-paced academy includes:

  • Classroom time

  • Hands on displays

  • Ride along with a police officer

Citizens will interact with department personnel in numerous police assignments including:

  • Patrol

  • Investigations

  • Tactical Support Unit

  • Canine Unit

  • Traffic Unit

Location:
Olathe Police Department Public Safety Center
501 E. 56 Highway
913-971-6302


The Citizens Police Academy is sponsored by:
Olathe Police Department
Citizens Police Advisory Council (CPAC)