The Citizens Police Academy (CPA) is a free, nine-week program designed to familiarize Beavercreek residents and business owners with the policies and procedures of the Beavercreek Police Department. The purpose of this program is to build a better understanding between citizens and the police. This program provides a unique opportunity for community members to interact with and get first-hand information from police officers. This program is not designed to and does not make participants certified police officers.
All classes are taught by law enforcement professionals. Classroom time includes presentations and information on, but not limited to, the criminal justice system. patrol procedures, traffic and drug enforcement, firearms training, and more. Ride-alongs and a visit to the firearms range are also part of the curriculum.
The next Citizens Police Academy will be held in 2024. Exact dates and times will be posted here once registration begins.
Participants must be residents or business owners in the City of Beavercreek or Beavercreek Township, at least 18-years-old, and pass a background check (minor violations are excluded).
The Beavercreek Police Department will review all applications to determine which applicants are best suited for participation in the academy. All applications meeting the above criteria will be considered. The selection of participants is at the sole discretion of the Beavercreek Police Department. The department reserves the right to disqualify or remove from participation any person it deems not appropriate for or disruptive to the academy.