The Citizens Police Academy is a twelve (12) week program
designed to give participants an inside look at local law
enforcement. During the Academy, students will be introduced to a
variety of topics that will give them an overview of the Chico
Police Department’s functions and operational procedures.
Academy classes are presented by Police Department
administrators, veteran department personnel, current police
officers and volunteers. Participants may have the opportunity to
meet with the Chief of Police and various other staff members.
Students are encouraged to ask questions and express ideas and