Fulton County Police Department
Citizen‚Äôs Police Academy
The Fulton County Police - Citizens Police Academy is an eleven (11) week program designed to provide insight into the Fulton County Police Department and to heighten awareness of the trends, challenges, and issues our officers face in the accomplishment of their mission.¬† The course is a combination of lecture and interactive activities which give a firsthand look at the department‚Äôs functions, resources, and programs.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†
The Citizen‚Äôs Police Academy will be held for two (2) to three (3) hours depending on that day‚Äôs presentation.¬† Class locations will vary among the Fulton County Police facilities.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†
Applicants must provide their own transportation to and from training.¬† Acceptance into the program is subject to a review of the applicant‚Äôs criminal record and police contact history.¬† The program will be limited to 16 attendees.¬† Applicants living or working in unincorporated Fulton County will be given priority seating.¬† Participation in the program is FREE.¬†
May 2, 2013 ‚Äď July 25, 2013Every Thursday Evening - 7:00p.m. to 10:00p.m.
The first session will be held at the Fulton County Police Department, Headquarters Building, 5440 Fulton Industrial Blvd, Atlanta, Georgia 30336
CONGRADULATIONS TO CPA CLASS 2011
Come take a look behind the scenes of your police department.
Our goal is to create a better understanding, communication and partnership between the citizens and the police through education, in order to establish a safer community.
Community Oriented Policing plays an important and vital role in reducing crime in any community. Therefore the Fulton County Police Department has instituted the Citizen Police Academy, to improve communication and obtain input and support throughout Unincorporated Fulton County. Graduates take their knowledge back into their neighborhoods where they can use it to enhance the quality of neighborhood life.
Students will learn about
- ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Police training including weapons and driving
- ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† The police helicopter and its capabilities
- ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Gangs in our county and the Gang Unit
- ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Narcotics
- ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† SWAT
- ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Crime scene investigations
- ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Criminal investigations
- ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Neighborhood Patrol Units
- ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Crime analysis
- ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Crime prevention
- ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Traffic enforcement and management
- ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† The Department of Public Safety Communications (911 call center)
Citizen's Police Academy Printable Forms
2012 Citizens Police Academy Schedule
Citizen's Academy Training Waiver
Citizens Application Form
Citizen's Police Academy Authorization for Video & Photography
Citizens Police Academy Records Check Waiver
Police Ride Along Waiver