Citizens Police Academy
SPRING 2024 CITIZENS POLICE ACADEMY APPLICATION
The Portsmouth Police Department conducts a 10 week Citizens Police Academy in the spring. The program allows citizens to learn and experience the inner world of law enforcement, and a firsthand look at the daily operations of the Portsmouth Police Department.
The training consists of classroom instruction, demonstrations, tours, as well as hands-on practical applications. Instructors are members of the Portsmouth Police Department inclusive of patrol officers, supervisors, and administrators. Some of the topics offered were:
Uniformed Patrol; Crime Scene Investigations; Accident Investigations
Traffic Codes; Harbor Patrol Functions; Internet Crimes; Domestic Violence
DUI Enforcement; Firearms Safety and Training Mock Crime Scene Scenarios
CHECK OUT THE CLASS OF SPRING 2023's PHOTOS HERE!
CHECK OUT THE CLASS OF SUMMER 2021's PHOTOS HERE!
The 2020 class was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic which resulted in two summer sessions for the 2021 classes.
Due to the new building being constructed, there were no Citizens Police Academy classes in 2018 and 2019.
CHECK OUT THE CLASS OF SPRING 2017's PHOTOS ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE!
CHECK OUT THE CLASS OF SPRING 2016's PHOTOS ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE!
CHECK OUT THE CLASS OF SPRING 2015's PHOTOS ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE!
CHECK OUT THE CLASS OF SPRING 2014's PHOTOS ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE!