Academies

  1. Citizen's Police Academy
  2. Hispanic Community PD Academy
  3. Senior Citizen's PD Academy

Upcoming Academy Dates

September 5 to November 7, 2019 - Thursdays: 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Eligibility Requirements

Participants must be adults and reside, own a business, or belong to a civic organization within Chesterfield County.

Apply

Complete the citizen's police academy application (PDF) and mail it to:
Citizen's Police Academy Coordinator
Chesterfield County Police Department
P.O. Box 148
Chesterfield, VA 23832

Activities

Participants will:

  • Learn about specialized police units, including forensics, K-9 and SWAT
  • Observe communications officers handling 911 calls
  • Operate police RADAR
  • Ride with a police officer on patrol (if desired)
  • Watch a police canine search for drugs

Instructors will discuss:

  • Criminal investigations
  • Fraud
  • Identity theft
  • Other crime prevention topics

For more information, email Corporal Matt Rogers or call him at 804-318-8549.