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 12-week interactive course in which you will have the opportunity to learn from our K-9, Narcotics, Crime Scene Investigations, Detectives and many more! Classes are typically held Wednesday nights from 6 pm to 9 pm, beginning the third week of February and ending the first week in May.  To find out when our next class is, please 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 21 years old
  • No misdemeanor arrests within 5-years of application
  • No prior felony convictions