Citizens Police Academy

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Dates: The 12-Week Course  (dates to be announced) 

Day/Time:  To Be Announced

Location: Charlottesville Police Department: 606 E. Market Street, Charlottesville, Va 22902

The Citizen’s Police Academy is a program created by the Charlottesville Police Department that will educate those that attend of the operations of the Charlottesville Police Department.  Class lectures will be conducted by members of the Police Department including Command Staff, Detectives and Officers in specialty units.  Past participants have found this program both informative and rewarding.

The following is a list of topics that will be lectured on during the course of the program:

• Introduction and Overview of the Department / Department’s Strategic Plan / Visions and Values
• Field Operations Division / Support Services Division / Administrative Services Bureau
• General Investigations Bureau / Neighborhood Services Bureau / JADE (Drug Unit)
• Gangs / Forensics / Juvenile Matters
• Role of the Commonwealth Attorney / Traffic Unit / Crime Prevention
• Recruitment and Hiring / Accreditation / Emergency Communications Center (911)
• Crime Analysis / Internal Affairs
• SWAT / Crisis Negotiations
• Firearms / Use of Force
• K-9

To register and for more information please contact Sgt. Robert Haney with the
Neighborhood Services Bureau at (434) 970-3544.


The Citizens Police Academy is sponsored by the Charlottesville Police Foundation.Click here to learn more.

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