Citizens Police Academy

 

 

The Olathe Citizens Police Academy will begin accepting applications for the fall 2016 session on July 1st, 2016.  The aplpication will be posted here to complete and email back to us.

This program is not an accredited certification course to become a sworn police officer.
 

Applicants must:
Be at least 18 years old
Have never been convicted of a felony crime
Be a resident in Olathe or Own/Manage a business in Olathe
Make a commitment to attend the Academy
Submit to a background check for criminal history

 

The nine-week fast-paced academy includes:

  • Classroom time

  • Hands on displays

  • Ride along with a police officer

Citizens will interact with department personnel in numerous police assignments including:

  • Patrol

  • Investigations

  • Tactical Support Unit

  • Canine Unit

  • Traffic Unit

Location:
Olathe Police Department Public Safety Center
501 E. 56 Highway
 

For more information contact Sgt. BP Hill at 913-971-6728


The Citizens Police Academy is sponsored by:
Olathe Police Department
Citizens Police Advisory Council (CPAC)