Application Deadline: July 17
There’s a lot more to community policing than meets the eye, and each fall, the Upper Arlington Police Division welcomes a select number of community members into the Citizen Police Academy program for a behind the scenes look at local law enforcement.
The Citizen Police Academy gives residents a greater understanding and awareness of numerous law enforcement and citizen safety programs, including crime scene investigations, crime prevention, safety programs, traffic stops, defensive tactics, firearms training and more. After completing the program, many participants have stayed involved with the community’s safety services by participating in the Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association, which assists the Police Division with community outreach activities, fundraising and various safety programs.
The 2023 program is scheduled to run from 6-9 pm on Thursday evenings, from September 14–November 9, with a two-hour ride along with an office either the weekend of October 20/21 or October 27/28. Any UA resident or business owner/leader who is over the age of 21 is eligible to apply for this free program.
Applications are being accepted now through July 17. To learn more and to complete an application form, click here.