Want an inside look at how your local law enforcement agency operates?

Learn more by attending the next Citizen Police Awareness Academy.

The Citizen Police Academy was established to promote an understanding of the Roseville Police Department and its policies and procedures.  The Academy will provide information about many aspects of law enforcement and the issues that police officers face on a daily basis.

During the academy, students will listen to classroom lectures and engage in interactive presentations that provide “hands on” experiences, allowing them to gain valuable insight into the day-to-day operations of the Roseville Police Department.

Students will meet representatives from different parts of the Roseville Police Department including:
K‐9 Unit                       Investigations Unit
Records Division        UAS (drone) team
Traffic Unit                  CSI Unit
Animal Control           Community Service Officers
Crime Analysis           Crime Suppression Unit (CSU)
Property/Evidence     School Resource Officers
Special Operations (SWAT, RCT, HNT)

Information presented will include:
Community Oriented Police and Problem Solving
Use of Force/arrest techniques
Crisis Negotiations
Volunteer Programs

A tour of the Roseville Police Department is included, and attendees will have the opportunity to meet with the Chief of Police and staff members.

The Roseville Police Department hopes to instill a greater awareness and understanding of law enforcement's role in the community, through the education provided by the Citizen Police Academy.

Academy Schedule
The Roseville Citizen Police Awareness Academy is offered bi‐annually; it consists of eight sessions over two consecutive weeks. Classes are held at the Roseville Police Department and may include one or more off-site demonstrations.

Participant Requirements

Potential candidates for the Citizen Police Awareness Academy must meet the following criteria:

    Minimum age of 18 years
    Live or work in the Roseville area

Selection Process
Citizen Academy participants are selected by the Chief of Police or his designee. Applications are available through the online form below.  
Please note:  A local background check will be made based on the information provided in the application.

Once selected, candidates will be notified by e-mail. Enrollment is limited to approximately thirty (30) students per academy.

The next academy runs for two weeks:
April 25th - 28th and May 2nd - 5th (Monday - Thursday)
Classes start at 6pm and end at 9pm

Please confirm your schedule availability before applying.  Attendance at every session is required.

Please fill in the application thoroughly.  Incomplete applications will result in rejection of the application.

All applications for this session must be submitted by 4/22/2022 at 12 noon.

Citizens Police Academy Application


Legal First Name
Middle Initial
Legal Last Name
Prior/Maiden Name(s)
Date of Birth
Driver's License Number
Driver's License Issuing State
Home Street Address
How long have you lived at this address?
Previous Street Address
Phone Number
Is this a cell phone?
E-mail address
Employer's Street Address
Employer's phone number
Reason for attending Citizen's Police Academy
Have you ever been arrested for a misdemeanor or felony crime?
If the class fills up, I request to be added to a waitling list to be notified if someone cancels before the Academy begins
 By checking this box, I understand a local background check will be conducted using the information provided on my application and information obtained will be used to determine my eligiblity to attend the Citizen's Academy. 


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