Citizen Police Academy

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2024 Program Dates: Wednesdays, April 3-May 15, 6 to 9 p.m.

  • The academy classes are taught by IGH PD Officers and sessions are generally held once a week in the spring for 7 weeks. We ask that you make a commitment to attend each session.
  • After the successful completion of this program, citizens will be given an opportunity to ride-along with an IGH PD Officer during their shift.



IGH PD Citizen Academy program is designed to offer citizens an inside look into IGH PD operations. We invite you to participate and learn more about IGH PD, including:

  • Tour and history of the police department
  • Functions of patrol, investigations, SWAT, negotiators, physical evidence team, bike patrol, traffic and K-9 units
  • Review of typical calls for service
  • DWI demonstration
  • Traffic stops, normal and felony stops
  • Officer survival, use of force
  • Laws of arrest
  • Searching and handcuffing


Citizen Academy Application

Questions or Comments?

If you have any questions or comments the Citizen Academy Coordinator will be more than happy to discuss them with you.

Lieutenant John Daniels, City Academy Coordinator
Contact number: 651-450-2499