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.
Apply now for the 2019 Citizens Police Academy. The application deadline is Aug. 2, 2019.
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:
- Tactical Support Unit
- Canine Unit
- Traffic Unit
The Citizens Police Academy is sponsored by:
- Olathe Police Department
- Citizens Police Advisory Council (CPAC)