Citizen Police Academy

Are you interested in having an extensive look inside your local police department? Do you live or work in the City of Orange? Apply for the Orange Police Department Citizen Academy! Citizen Academy is a free, interactive course in which you will have the opportunity to learn from our K-9, Narcotics, Crime Scene Investigations, Detectives and many more! You may also call the Citizen Academy line for prerecorded information at (714) 744-7354. Applications are accepted on a continuous basis.   

Participant Requirements:
  • Live or work in the City of Orange
  • Minimum age of 18 years old
  • No misdemeanor arrests within 5-years of application
  • No prior felony convictions
Fall session dates:
September 8, 2021 - October 27, 2021
Wednesday nights from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Click here for Citizen Police Academy flyer.

Applications may be submitted the following ways, Attn:  Volunteer Program: 
Fax:  (714) 744-7320
Mailed or delivered in person:  
Orange Police Department
1107 N Batavia
Orange, CA  92867

Click here to access the Citizen Police Academy Application.  

For questions or to have an application mailed to you, please email us at or
call (714) 744-7328.