Citizens Police Academy

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The Olathe Citizens Police Academy runs September through November and meets every Thursday night from 6:30 to 10 p.m. for nine weeks.

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


The nine-week, fast-paced academy includes:
  • Classroom time
  • Hands on displays
  • Ride-along with a police officer
Citizens will interact with personnel in numerous police assignments including:
  • Patrol
  • Investigations
  • Tactical Support Unit
  • Canine Unit
  • Traffic Unit
The Citizens Police Academy is sponsored by:
  • Olathe Police Department
  • Citizens Police Advisory Council (CPAC)

Olathe Police Department 
501 E. 56 Highway 
Olathe, KS 66061

Call 913-971-7816 for additional information.

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