Citizen Police Academy



Citizen's Police Academy

 The Citizen's Police Academy is a revolutionary concept in law enforcement and community relations. As part of a continuing program to develop citizen awareness and understanding of the role of law enforcement, the Goodyear Police Department created a Citizen's Police Academy designed for citizens of all backgrounds and occupations.

It is a 10 week, training program of both classroom and “hands-on” instruction. Classes are held once a week for approximately 3 hours and include a tour of the county jail and police facilities, role playing scenarios, constitutional law, gang awareness, and demonstrations by specialized police units.

Graduates of this course will be better informed citizens and be in a position to relate their experience to friends and co-workers. They will also have the opportunity to express their concerns to police employees.



The Goodyear Police Department spring session of the Citizen’s Police Academy began Tuesday, March 18, 2014. The 10-week course meets each Tuesday, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 14455 W. Van Buren St. Suite E Goodyear, AZ 85338.


The application period is now closed.

Check back for the fall application soon!


Apply online or download the application and either mail or drop off at:

ATTN: Sherry Giese
Goodyear Citizen's Police Academy
1111 S. Litchfield Rd.
Goodyear, AZ 85338

However, applications are ONLY accepted during the specified enrollment period.

If you have any questions, or for more information about the academy, please contact:

Sherry Giese at 623-201-9603 or email Sherry Giese with "Citizen's Police Academy" in the subject line.


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