Citizen Police Academy

Program Overview


The Citizen's 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 Citizen's Police Academy, call the Community Resource Unit at 919-560-4404. Coordinators for the academy session are Officer Curtis Knight (ext. 29452) and Officer Christopher Shepperd (ext. 29489).

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