Citizens and Senior Citizens Police Academy

Availability:
available via mail   Via Mail
available in person   In Person

Now accepting applications for spring academies!

The Henrico County Police Division is now accepting applications for its spring Citizens Police Academy and Senior Citizens Police Academy! Please download and submit your application  by Wednesday, January 31, 2018. 

Ever wonder what it’s like to be the person behind the badge? Apply to one of our Citizen Police Academies and find out!

Henrico Police hosts its Citizens Police Academy and Senior Citizens Police Academy twice each year in spring and fall. 

When you attend one of our academies, you’ll experience some of the same training our police and communications recruits receive, including:

  • Meet the Police Command Staff and hear how they manage the business side of law enforcement and Internal Affairs.
  • Hear engaging stories from detectives, Communications officers, and officers from the Canine Unit.
  • Discover the science of Crash Investigations, Forensic Investigations, and the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS.)
  • Gain valuable knowledge about crime prevention.
  • Technology Enhanced Modern Policing Operations (TEMPO)  
  • Meet new people and make new friends while having fun!

You’ll have the opportunity to experience unique, hands-on training activities, meet Division staff members and officers, and see live demonstrations. Academies may also feature guest speakers who will discuss topics such as Severe Weather Preparedness, Consumer Protection, Con & Fraud Prevention, in addition to other topics of interest. 

Class and Registration Information

Citizens Police Academy Senior Citizens Police Academy
  • Meets 6:30-9:30 p.m. once/week for 11 weeks
  • Held every spring and fall
  • Seating is limited
  • For questions, call 501-5047
  • Meets 9 a.m.-noon once/week for 11 weeks
  • Held every spring and fall
  • Seating is limited
  • For questions, call 501-5933

We also offer Youth Police Academy every summer.

Fees

Free

How to Receive this Service

To apply for the Citizens Police Academy or Senior Citizens Police Academy, complete and submit an application. Applications must be received by the posted application deadline. Application deadline announcements for all academies will be posted on our homepage as well as Henrico Police Facebook and Twitter pages. 

Additional Information

After completing the Citizens Academy, continue as an ambassador for the Division through the Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association. Senior Citizen Academy graduates may continue as ambassadors for the Division through the SALT (Seniors And Law Enforcement Together) – Triad program, and graduates of the Youth Academy may continue as ambassadors for the Division through the Law Enforcement Explorer program.  We also welcome graduates from all academies to apply for our volunteer program

Contact Us

Prevention Services Unit
(804) 501-4838
police@henrico.us


Police

7721 E. Parham Rd.
Henrico, VA 23228

Phone
(804) 501-5000
(804) 501-4800

police@henrico.us

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

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