The next Atlanta Police Citizens Police Academy starts March 15!

Participants will learn about departmental procedures as well as hear about the many units that comprise the Atlanta Police Department, including 911, Internal Affairs, and the Training Academy. Citizens will participate in a zone ride-along and watch a K-9 demonstration. Participation requires a commitment of three hours, one night a week for an eight week period.

The Atlanta Citizens Police Academy includes twenty-plus hours of skilled and professional instruction delivered in three-hour sessions. Future citizen participants require
a one-night per week commitment over an eight-week period: Wednesday evenings 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

Classes will be offered on the following subject matter:
• Department Overview
• Crime Scenes
• 911
• Internal Affairs
• Identity Theft
• Use of Force
• Criminal Procedure
• Active Shooter
• K9 Demonstration
• ZoneRide-A-Long
• Crisis Intervention
• AndMore!


Download the application and brochure now!
Please email Suzanne Forte at sdforte@atlantaga.gov to receive the application. If you have any questions, you can call Sgt. Claxton at 404-209-5250.