Aug. 10, 2022
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – The Chesterfield County Police Department is calling for applications to participate in the fall Citizens Police Academy. To fill out and submit an application, visit https://www.chesterfield.gov/945/Academies.
The evening academy will be held from Sept. 6 to Oct. 18 on Tuesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at St. David's Episcopal Church at 1801 Camborne Road. The morning academy will be held from Sept. 8 to Oct. 20 on Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; the location will be announced at a later time.
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.