Citizen Police Academy

Applications are Now Being Accepted

Our next class begins on March 7, 2022...This free class will run one night a week for 12-13 weeks. Fill out the Online Application today and prepare for the exciting world of Law Enforcement through the hands-on course people are talking about, the Citizen Police Academy. This class will fill fast, so submit your application today!

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If you've ever wondered what it takes to wear the badge of a Wichita Falls Police Officer, you can apply to the Citizen Police Academy for an exciting and memorable introduction to the world of law enforcement.

The Course

The Department's Community Services Section offers the FREE course two times a year and invites anyone 18 years and older to apply. You will attend a 12-13 week course, one evening each week, for three hours per session, and find yourself on an obstacle course, behind the wheel of a police cruiser, firing automatic weapons, witness drug dogs in action, suiting up and make split-second decisions during Shoot Don't Shoot and learn from officers from the Motors Unit, Identity Theft, SWAT, SCUBA, Crime Scene Investigation, Traffic, Patrol and more.