Citizen Police Academy Application

Participant Requirements


You must be 18 or over, a resident who lives or works in Santa Rosa and have no felony convictions. Participants will be selected from submitted applications (PDF). Please answer all questions on the application (PDF).

A limited background check will be completed on the candidates selected for the course.

Candidates accepted to the Academy are notified prior to the start of a new Academy.

The Next Class


The next Citizen Police Academy is scheduled to start September 12, 2018. Classes are held every Wednesday evening from 6 p.m. to 8:30p.m., September 12,2018 through October 17, 2018.  There will also be 2 Saturday classes which are scheduled between 9 a.m.&      3:00 p.m. Click here for an application: Applications (PDF)