Citizen Police Academy

Program Overview

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 6-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 2016 academy session are Officer Curtis Knight (ext. 29452) and Officer Christopher Shepperd (ext. 29489).

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