Want an inside look at how your local law enforcement agency operates?
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The Citizen Police Awareness Academy
The Citizen Police Awareness Academy provides community members with an inside look at local law enforcement. During the academy, students will be introduced to Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving.

Citizens will meet representatives from different parts of the Roseville Police Department like the K‐9 Unit, Investigation's Unit, Records Division, Search/Seizure, Gangs, Narcotics and a tour of the Roseville Police Department.

Participants are required to attend all eight sessions. This academy is designed to give Citizens an overview of the police department's policies and procedures as well as to get them involved in the community. Academy classes are taught by police personnel.

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with the Chief of Police and staff members. The Roseville Police Department hopes to instill a greater awareness and understanding of law enforcement's role in the community, through the education provided by the Citizen Police Academy.

Volunteer Opportunities
The Roseville Police Department offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities. The academy will give citizens a better idea where they may be able to help. The Citizen academy is a required course in becoming a volunteer.

Academy Schedule
The Roseville Citizen Police Awareness Academy is offered bi‐annually; it consists of eight sessions. Classes are held at the Roseville Police Department. Visit the police community services webpage for the next academy dates.

Participant Requirements
Potential candidates for the Citizen Police Awareness Academy must meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum age of 18 years -  under age 18 will be considered on a case by case basis.
  • Live or work in the Roseville area

The Roseville Police Department is now taking applications for the Citizens Police Academy. To register for the Citizens Police Academy, submit the form below. If you have any questions please call Community Services at (916) 774-5050 and leave a message or e-mail PDCommunityServices@Roseville.ca.us.

Selection Process
Citizen Academy participants are selected by the Chief of Police or his designee. Applications are available through the online form, below.  A background check will be run based on the information below.  Once selected, candidates will be notified by mail. Enrollment is limited to approximately thirty five (35) students per academy.

The academy runs for two weeks.
  Monday to Thursday
6pm-9pm

Please fill in the application as thoroughly.  Incomplete application may result in rejection of the application.

Citizens Police Academy Application
* Legal first name
Middle Initial
* Legal last name 
*Prior Last Name(s) / Maiden Name(s)
* Email
* Date of Birth
* Main Phone
* Other Phone
* Driver's License
* Issuing State of above License
* Street Address
* City
* Zip
How long have you lived at this address?
If you have lived at the above address less
than three years, fill in your previous address below.
Previous Street Address
Previous City
Previous Zip
How long did you live at this address?
* Occupation
Note: If you are retired, please fill in your previous
occupation information in the fields below
*Employer
*Employer's Street Address
*Employer City
*Employer Zip
Phone (work)
* Why would you like to attend the
Citizen/Police Awareness Academy?


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