April 12, 2022
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA –The Chesterfield County Police Department is calling for applications to participate in the Summer Citizens Police Academy.
This Citizens Academy session, which will be held on Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. from May 12 through June 23, is one of five Citizens Academy sessions this year. To fill out and submit an application, visit https://www.chesterfield.gov/945/Academies. Applications should be submitted by May 6.
Academy participants will:
• Learn about specialized police units, including forensics, K-9 and SWAT
• Conduct traffic stop scenarios with the Traffic Safety Section
• Ride with a police officer on patrol (if desired)
• Participate in scenarios (if desired)
• Learn about officer accountability from the Office of Professional Standards and County Attorney
Participants must be adults and reside, own a business or belong to a civic organization within Chesterfield County. Applicants will be screened for activities that may disqualify them from participating in the academy.
For more information or an application, please call Corporal Matt Rogers at 804-318-8549 or email him at RogersMW@chesterfield.gov.