- Crime Prevention
- Citizen's Police Academy 2023
Citizen'S Police Academy
CITIZEN'S POLICE ACADEMY CLASS #24
Date: Wednesdays, beginning March 1st, 2023 continuing for nine consecutive weeks
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.
The Citizen's Police Academy is nine weeks long and meets every Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. The classes are held at the Creve Coeur Police Department and neighboring police agencies.
*****This is the 21st anniversary of the Citizen's Police Academy. The first class graduated on March 5th, 2002.*****
Topics to be covered include:
- Constitutional Law
- Criminal Law
- Traffic Enforcement
- DWI Investigation
- Criminal Investigation
- Police Weaponry and Weapons Safety
All participants will be provided the opportunity to complete a police ride-along, police role-play scenario, and shoot police handguns in the firing range. The academy is open to all residents over the age of 18. A criminal background check of all applicants will be completed, and a waiver must be signed. Contact the Creve Coeur Crime Prevention Office at (314) 442-2075 for more information or complete the online form.
The Citizen's Police Academy is a unique opportunity to educate the public about the criminal justice system and provide insight into everyday police work.
Areas of Police Training Covered
Several areas of police training will be covered during the nine-week academy including:
- Constitutional and Criminal Law
- Role play
- Traffic safety
- Use of force
- Weapons Safety and Firearms
A background check of all applicants will be completed to ensure the safety and confidentiality of law-enforcement specific material. All applicants must be over 18.
Feel free to contact the Crime Prevention Officer at (314) 442-2075 with any questions.