Citizen Police Academy

Due to Covid-19, it is undetermined whether the 27th annual Richfield Citizen Police Academy will take place in 2020. Please check back for information or call 612.861.9845.

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.

635816297030400000Topics 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 so please provide your full name and date of birth.

Please click here to complete the online registration. A confirmation letter along with a course schedule will be mailed to you at two weeks prior to class.