Join Our Citizens Police Academy

Do you have an interest in the field of law enforcement? Would you like to learn more about the Fairfax County Police Department and have an opportunity to meet many of the men and women who serve? Consider applying to join the next upcoming session of the Citizens Police Academy, September 11-November 15. Apply now. Visit or email

Citizens Police Academy, 26th session, Friday, May 16, 2014

Citizens Police Academy, 26th session, Friday, May 16, 2014

On Saturday, May 17, 2014 thirty-nine individuals graduated from the Twenty-Sixth Session of the Fairfax County Citizens Police Academy. The Citizens Police Academy is a ten-week educational program hosted free of charge by the Fairfax County Police Department. The program is open to individuals who live or work in Fairfax County. Participants gain a better understanding and appreciation for the Police Department through a combination of lectures, tours and hands-on activities.

Graduates completed approximately 40 hours of learning. Topics covered in the program include:

• 911 Call Center
• Patrol
• Traffic stops
• Adult Detention Center
• Gangs
• Financial Crimes