The Olathe Citizens Police Academy will begin in September 2015.
Applications are not accepted at this time.
This program is not an accredited certification course to become a sworn police officer.
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:
Hands on displays
Ride along with a police officer
Citizens will interact with department personnel in numerous police assignments including:
Tactical Support Unit
Olathe Police Department Public Safety Center
501 E. 56 Highway
The Citizens Police Academy is sponsored by:
Olathe Police Department
Citizens Police Advisory Council (CPAC)