Gwinnett PD is accepting applications for next Citizen’s Police Academy

Press release from Gwinnett County government

The Gwinnett County Police Department is accepting applications for the next Citizens Police Academy. The Citizens Police Academy will run from March 5 to May 2 on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

The mission of the Gwinnett County Police Department Citizens Police Academy is to create and develop a growing nucleus of responsible, well-informed citizens who want to learn more about their police department. Examples of topics covered include Crime Prevention, Communications (911), Criminal Investigations, Gangs, K-9, S.W.A.T., Crime Scene Investigations, Aviation, Bomb Squad, Accident Investigation Unit, D.U.I. Enforcement, Active Threats, Emergency Vehicle Operations, Traffic Enforcement, and Use of Force.

Applicants interested in joining the Citizens Police Academy can obtain an application by visiting Click on Police in the Department tab, selecting Volunteer Opportunities, clicking on Citizen’s Police Academy, and then clicking on Apply to the Gwinnett Citizens Police Academy. Applications will need to be received no later than February 9 to be considered. Applications received after the deadline will be considered for future CPA sessions (dates to be determined later). The applications can be submitted in the following ways:


Mail:                      Gwinnett County Police, Community Affairs Sections, P.O. Box 602, Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Questions about the Citizens Police Academy can be submitted via email to Sergeant Eric Rooks at

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