Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a police officer? Most of the metro Richmond area police departments offer Citizen Academies and they often start in the fall.

Henrico County

Henrico Police hosts its Citizens Police Academy and Senior Citizens Police Academy twice each year in spring and fall. To learn more visit their Citizens and Senior Citizens Police Academy webpage.

City of Richmond

The 34th Annual Citizen’s Academy will be held in October. See the flyer for more information. To attend, fill out the application.

Hanover County

The 33rd session, offered by the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, will begin September 13 and last through November 15, 2022. To learn more visit their Citizens Police Academy webpage.

Goochland County

The Goochland County Sheriff’s Office will be holding their Fall 2022 Sheriff’s Citizens’ Academy starting the first week of September. Call or stop by the Sheriff’s Office (804-556-5349) to sign up.