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Sandy City Utah Citizen Police Academy

Sandy Police Department Citizen Academy

The Sandy Police Citizens Academy is an 11-week program designed to give citizens an opportunity to better understand the role of police officers within their community. It is a comprehensive and inter-active class that offers citizens and business leaders in Sandy City a first-hand experience of the responsibilities and duties of police officers.

This is a popular class currently offered once a year. You must be at least 18 years old and able to pass a criminal background check. Applicants must complete enrollment forms. There is no cost to the academy if you are selected to attend.

The academy for 2019 will run from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. every Thursday night starting March 21, 2019 through May 30, 2019. There will also be one Saturday class on April 20, 2019 beginning at 9:00 am.

If you are interested in attending the Citizens Academy for 2019,

Apply Here

Things to expect during the Citizens Academy

  • Overview of the Sandy Police Department
  • Hiring process and training
  • Introduction to law enforcement
  • General Laws and procedures
    • Crime Scene Investigation
    • Death Investigation
    • Traffic Investigation
    • Firearms
    • SWAT
    • Building Clearing
    • Emergency Vehicle Operations
    • Defensive Tactics and Handcuffing