Citizens' Police Academy

14th Citizens' Police Academy
14th Citizens' Police Academy - 2019
Citizen Police Academy

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The 15th Citizens' Police Academy will start on Thursday September 23, 2021 and will run every Thursday night from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm through November 11, 2021.  All class sessions will be held at the Newark Municipal Building located at 220 South Main Street and one session will be held at the police firearms range.

Registration Information

Applicants are accepted on a first-come-first-served basis, with preference given to City of Newark residents. 

However, you do not have to live in the City of Newark to be accepted. Due to the high demand for participation in this program, we request that you consider your ability to commit.

Apply online here. You may also obtain a paper application from the Newark Police Records Department during normal business hours.

Costs & Fees

The program fee is: Free!


Contact M/Cpl Will Smith by email or (302) 366-7100 x. 3413.