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Citizens Police Academy

The Citizens Police Academy is the premiere program for any Durham resident wanting to know more about the operations of the Durham Police Department. The six-week academy, which is free of charge, provides first-hand knowledge and front line experiences. Classes feature a ride-a-long with an officer on patrol, K-9 and DWI demonstrations, gang awareness and domestic violence information and more.

Class size is limited. Registration is processed on a first come, first served basis. 

For information about the Citizens Police Academy, call the Community Resource Unit at (919) 560-4404. Coordinators for the 2015 academy session are Master Officer Steve Hall (extension 29250) and Officer Officer Laurence Brown​ (extension 29292).