Dallas College Citizen Police Academy

L​​​​earn about the college police department and gain insight into the work they do
to prevent, deter and respond to concerns, safety issues and criminal activity.

The goal is to enhance communication and create long-term, meaningful partnerships throughout the college community.

The Citizen Police Academy is open to any Dallas College student or employee, age 18 or over, who can pass a criminal background check (no warrants, misdemeanor A or higher charges).

The academy meets weekly on Fridays from Feb. 16 through Apr. 26, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Dallas College Bill J. Priest Center
1402 Corinth Street
Dallas, TX 75215

Photo of Dallas Collge police officers with a police vehicle 
The program provided a platform for open and transparent communication, allowing us to engage in meaningful discussions about community safety, crime prevention, and the role of the police in our neighborhoods.
Courtney Doss
Citizen Police Academy Graduate

A CPA participant gets to experience patrol functions within a police squad vehicle, observe carefully how police officer's conduct traffic stops, license plate searches and protocols that they've got to follow.
Mohamed Alansari
Citizen Police Academy Graduate