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 Citizen Police Academy will start January 18, 2017. Classes will be held every Wednesday evening from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. through March 15th. There will also be 2 Saturday classes which are currently being scheduled. Applications (PDF) must be received by December 23rd.