Citizens Police Academy

 

 

The 20th class of the Olathe Citizens Police Academy will begin

in the Fall of 2013.

We are no longer accepting applications.  The nine-week academy consists of classroom time, hands on displays, and a ride along with an Olathe police officer.  Citizens have the opportunity to interact with department personnel holding various assignments including: Patrol, Investigations, Tactical Support Unit, Canine Unit, Traffic Unit and many other areas.

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

9 week, fast paced courseApplicant Requirements:
Be at least 18 years old
Have never been convicted of a felony crime
Be a resident, or own or manage a business in Olathe
Make a solid time commitment to attend the Academy
 

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

The class size is limited to 30 participants.  All intererested persons must complete an application and give permission for the Olathe Police Department to run a criminal history check.

The Citizens Police Academy is sponsored by the Olathe Police Department and the Citizens Police Advisory Council (CPAC).

2012 Fall Citizens Police Academy Pictures: