Citizens' Police Academy

Program Objective

The Signal Hill Police Department is proud to offer the Citizens' Police Academy to Signal Hill residents. Taught by officers and staff, the Academy gives you an inside look at law enforcement today.

Class Times & Requirements

Classes are held biannually with the next class scheduled to begin in January 2020. This year's Citizens' Police Academy will be three sessions - January 18th, 25th and February 1st from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm at the police station. Participants must be 21 years of age or older and must have no pending criminal cases or felony convictions.

Program Topics

  • Crime prevention
  • Criminal law
  • Court system
  • Emergency dispatch procedures
  • Investigative techniques
  • Narcotics enforcement
  • Patrol operations
  • Various other areas of law enforcement
Citizens Police Academy group smiling for camera

For More Information

For more information, please email Sergeant Kelli Crigler at 562-989-7268.    

Citizens Police Academy Application (PDF)