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Citizen Police Academy

CitizenPoliceAcademyIn 1992 the Des Moines Police Department created the Citizen’s Police Academy.  The class meets once a week, in the evening, over a period of nine weeks.

Participants experience many aspects of actual police training to include:
  • Community Policing
  • Crime Prevention
  • Crimes Scene Analysis & Investigation
  • Domestic Violence / Victim Services
  • K-9 Program
  • School Resource Officers
  • Traffic Enforcement and Tactical Operations 
To participate in the Citizen’s Police Academy, you can contact the Des Moines Regional Police Academy at 515-323-8350.