Citizen's Police Academy

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What is Citizen's Police Academy? 

Citizen's Police Academy is a free, six week interactive class where members of the public can get an inside look at the Wilmington Police Department. Attendees will learn about the different units, like SWAT, K-9 and crime prevention, that work together to help make WPD a success. The class meets Monday nights and participants are allowed two absences. 

Want to apply?

 To be eligible to participate, applicants must: 

  • be at least 18 years old. 
  • pass a thorough background check. 
  • submit a completed application with two references.

The application period is currently closed. This page will be updated with dates and other information when the next Citizen's Police Academy is scheduled. 



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