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,
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
- Building Clearing
- Emergency Vehicle Operations
- Defensive Tactics and Handcuffing