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What is it about?  The Citizen Police Academy in Norfolk, Virginia provides the opportunity to learn the practices and procedures of law enforcement in a non-threatening setting. Citizens have the chance to interact with other citizens like themselves who are involved in their community, and to gain partners within law enforcement agencies. This is a 13 week course which offers a wide range of topics, each with a stimulating mix of lecture and practical exercises.

Who may attend?

A person may attend the Citizens Police Academy if he or she lives or works in Norfolk, is 18 years of age or older, completes an application and returns it to the Second Patrol Division, and that application is accepted.

How do I enroll?

The Citizens Police Academy is offered twice each year, in the Spring and Fall. The Fall session began on August 27th and will end on November 19th 2015. The dates and an application form for the Spring 2016 session to be posted when available.

When? Where?

Classes are held on Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 9:30 PM at the Second Patrol Division, 2500 North Military Highway. Each academy will last 13 weeks, and will be offered twice each year. There will be some off-site classes as the schedule and demonstrations require, or to visit other facilities.

A complete list of schedules and course content is available on this web site. Click on Citizens Academy Course Schedule page for details.

Norfolk Police Citizen Academy Classes are FREE and FUN !!!