Fort Worth Citizens Police Academy

July 20, 2009 · Filed Under Events and News 


Citizens Police Academy is a 12 week (one night per week) informative program for citizens to learn more about the specific areas of the Police Department. This 36 hour training program consists of classroom and “hands on” instruction to provide the public with a working knowledge of the Fort Worth Police Department. Instruction will be comprehensive, and in each session a different facet of the department will be explored. Classes will be taught by officers and supervisors who work within the area being taught. Participants will meet for three (3) hours once a week on Thursdays during the 12 week course, from 6PM to 9PM.

An application is necessary for the Citizen Police Academy. You may print the form online at or request one from your local Neighborhood Police Officer. You do not have to be a Citizen on Patrol member to attend the Academy. These classes are in the Auditorium located at the Police and Fire Departments Academy, 1000 Calvert. For any questions about the class you may contact either Lt. Barclay at 817-871-6551 or Officer Lambert at 817-994-1460 .

Dates scheduled for class #41 are as follows:

  • Thursday August 6th
  • Thursday August 13th
  • Thursday August 20th
  • Thursday August 27th
  • Thursday September 3rd
  • Thursday September 10th
  • Thursday September 17th
  • Thursday September 23rd
  • Thursday October 1st
  • Thursday October 8th
  • Thursday October 15th
  • Thursday October 22nd (GRADUATION)

 Citizens Police Academy Alumni Meetings

Once you graduate from the Academy, you automatically become a member of the Alumni group which meets once a month. There is always an educational presentation at the meeting and it is where you can volunteer to help with various community service projects as Ambassadors of the Police Department and the City to dispel the myths and stereotypes about police officers and the Department. All meeting are held in the Police and Fire Academy Activity Center located at 1000 Calvert. The Meetings are from 7pm to 9pm usually on the second Thursday of the month. If you have questions or would like an Alumni Schedule, please call Officer Lambert at 817-994-1460 or email him at


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