Citizen Police Academy

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The 23rd annual Richfield Citizen Police Academy starts Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, and continues every Thursday through Oct. 13, from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Deadline to register is September 2, 2016. This is a free, 15-hour, 5-week course designed to give residents a working knowledge of the operations and responsibilities of the Richfield Police. It is also a great opportunity to meet Richfield’s police officers. Topics discussed include:

  • Administrative Overview 
  • Patrol Procedures
  • Police Communications
  • Criminal Investigations 
  • Traffic Enforcement
  • Tour of Police Facilities
  • Hennepin County Crime Lab and more   

Any person who is at least 18 years old and lives or owns a business in Richfield may attend the academy. There are no physical qualifications necessary and mandatory attendance of all sessions is NOT required. A criminal history check will be conducted on all applicants. 

Please click here to complete the online registration. A confirmation letter along with a course schedule will be mailed to you in mid September.