The Citizens' Police Academy Program consists of 8 weeks of hands on and classroom activities designed to give you a better understanding of how local law enforcement works. The program consists of 20-24 hours of police training and includes a 6 hour ride along with actual on duty officers. The objective of this program is not to make the graduates police officers but to better inform the citizens of a police officers many functions and to enhance community relations between the two.
The Academy begins every year during the the first week of March and ends in the last week of April. Classes are once a week on Tuesday from 6PM-9PM at the Scottsboro Police Department courtroom.
Applications to attend can be completed online or picked up at the police department and completed there. You are free to apply at any time during the year.
You can submit your application in the form below.