Citizens Police Academy

Participants complete 30 hours of instruction over 10 weeks, with one class per week. 

A variety of topics are covered, including police policies, organizational structure, investigative processes, crime scene processing, drug investigations, tactics and the challenges involved in keeping our community safe. 

The program is conducted once per year.

The next academy begins August 15, 2019 with graduation occurring on October 17, 2019. Applications are now open.

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Contact Officer Veronica Mckinney for with questions. 
*Applicants MUST be Springfield residents who are at least 18 years of age with no felonies. Applicants must pass a basic background investigation to be eligible. 
Citizens Police Academy
  1. McKinney, Veronica

    Officer Veronica Mckinney

    Volunteer Coordinator
    Phone: 417-864-1351