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2018 Police Citizen's Academy

Post Date:01/30/2018 2:18 PM

This 11-week program is a comprehensive and interactive class designed to give citizens and business leaders in Sandy City a first-hand experience of the responsibilities and duties of police officers.

What to expect during the Citizen’s Academy:

1) Overview of the Sandy Police Department

2) Hiring process and training

3) 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

You must be at least 18 years old and able to pass a criminal background check. The academy is free to attend.

The academy meets every Thursday from 6pm to 9pm, March 22, 2018 through May 31, 2018.  There is one Saturday class on May 12, 2018 from 9am to 1pm.

This popular class is only offered once a year.  If you are interested in attending the Citizens Academy, send an email with your contact information and why you want to attend to jgnielse@sandy.utah.gov by February 20, 2018.