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. All questions on the application need to be answered completely. Participants must be available for the entirety of the program, no more than two classes can be missed.

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 11, 2019. Classes are held every Wednesday evening from 6 p.m. to 9:00p.m., September 11,2019 through October 16, 2019.
There will also be 2 Saturday classes which are scheduled between 9:00 a.m.&  4:00 p.m on September 21, 2019 and October 5, 2019. 

For more information on the 2019 Community Police Experience, please call 707-543-3683 or email Haleigh Anderson at 

2019 Community Police Experience Application: