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Ever wonder what it's like to be a police officer, or stop a traffic violator?
If your answer to either of these questions is yes, then the Citizen's Police Academy is for you.
Academy Overview:
February 11, 2015 - April 01, 2015
• Eight - week program that meets once a week from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
• Classes are "hands on", educational and informative, designed to provide an overview of the various aspects of law enforcement.
• Class size is limited to the first 20 applicants.
• Participants must be 21 years old or older.
• Live or work in Buffalo Grove.
• There is no fee to participate.
All applicants are subject to a background check and will be informed as to whether they have been accepted, denied or placed on a waiting list for a future class.
The goal of the Citizen Police Academy is to help the residents of Buffalo Grove better understand how the police work in their community. Participants of the Citizen Police Academy will get to know more about the men and women who are protecting their community and their day-to-day activities and responsibilities.
Academy Topics
Tour 9-1-1 Call Center, Police Defensive Tactics,Traffic Safety, Tour of Police Facility,K-9 Demonstration, DUI Enforcement
Building Searches & Vehicle Stops, Crime Scene Investigations, SWAT, Narcotics Investigations,Firearms Safety,and Internet Safety
Applications available on line at or at the front desk of the police department.
If you have any questions about the academy, please contact Officer Derken at (847)459-2560