Citizen’s Police Academy

Michigan State University Police and Public Safety hosts a Citizen’s Police Academy to give community members an opportunity to learn about different aspects of the department. Members of the academy meet the men and women behind the badge, while also gain insight on how a police department operates. Topics covered include the following:
  • Patrol procedures
  • K9 demonstrations
  • Legal system
  • 911 operations
  • Traffic enforcement
  • Crime scene investigation
  • Evidence and evidence collection
  • Officer selection
  • Field training program
  • Specialized community divisions
Applications for the Fall 2022 Citizen’s Police Academy closed on September 6, 2022. Thank you for your interest!