Citizens Academy

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Citizens Academy is an opportunity for members of the Eden Prairie community to gain first-hand experience and behind-the-scene knowledge about Police Department operations. The six-week course typically runs every other fall with one evening meeting each week.

Academy topics include:

  • Traffic Enforcement
  • Use of Force
  • DWI Enforcement
  • Communications and 911
  • SWAT Team Operations
  • Investigation

Citizens Academy 2017
Tuesdays, Sept. 12–Oct. 17
5:30–9 p.m. (dinner provided)

Eden Prairie Police Department
8080 Mitchell Road

2017 Citizens Academy Application [PDF]
Application deadline of Friday, Aug. 18, has passed.

Adults ages 18 and older who live or work in Eden Prairie are invited to apply.

Qualified applicants will be entered into a lottery and notified by Aug. 25 if chosen to participate.

Questions? Contact the Police Department at 952-949-6200.