Applications Now Available for Olathe Citizens Police Academy

The Olathe Police Department is accepting applications for the Olathe Citizens Police Academy

The academy is a fast paced, nine-week course offered Thursday nights beginning September 11 at 6:30 p.m. The classes are held at the Olathe Police Department, 501 E. 56 Highway.  Participants can look forward to classroom time, hands on displays, and a ride along with an Olathe police officer. 

The academy is designed to provide citizens with firsthand knowledge of the day-to-day operation of their police department.  The academy allows for the opportunity to interact with many members of the department that are in various assignments to include: Patrol, Investigations, Tactical Support Unit, Canine Unit, Traffic Unit and many other areas.

To obtain information or an application, visit Olathe Citizen Police Academy. The Citizens Police Academy is sponsored by the Olathe Police Department and the Citizens Police Advisory Council (CPAC).