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

Academy Dates

  • February 5 to April 9, 2019
    • Tuesdays: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • September 5 to November 7, 2019
    • Thursdays: 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Eligibility Requirements

Participants must be an adult and reside, own a business, or belong to a civic organization within the county.


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


Participant will:

  • Learn about specialized units, including forensics and the SWAT team
  • Observe communications officers handling 911 calls
  • Operate police RADAR
  • Ride with an 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 Career Officer Kelly M. Young or call her at 804-318-8699.