Citizens' Academy

Participants will learn about a variety of topics and participate in lectures, demonstrations, tours and hands-on exercises. At graduation, you will receive a certificate and become a member of the Citizens' Police Academy Alumni Association.

Class limit:
30 participants

Tuesday evenings: October 5 - December 14, 2021

6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Residents, students or business owners of Maple Grove
Minimum age - 16 (under 18 years of age will be required to complete a release waiver signed by their parent or guardian)
Criminal background check required

Application deadline is September 15, 2021.


  • Crime Trends, Prevention and Demographics 
  • Drug Enforcement and Identification 
  • D.A.R.E. Program 
  • DWI Enforcement 
  • Hennepin County Sheriff's Department Dispatch and Jail Tours 
  • School Liaison Program 
  • Special Operations 
  • Firearms Demonstration
  • Civil Liability 
  • Police Pursuits 
  • Police Officer Training/Hiring 
  • Self-Defensive Tactics 
  • Police Ethics and Professional Standards of Conduct

 If you have any questions, please contact an academy advisor.