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Citizen Police Academy

The purpose of the Fairfield Police Department’s Citizen Police Academy is to give residents a better understanding of the role and capabilities of their police department. It also serves to give the police a better understanding of citizen concerns and expectations.

Each session of the Citizen Police Academy is held for 10 consecutive weeks on Monday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the police department. The class is open to adults who live or work in the City of Fairfield, and the class is conducted in a casual setting that is open to questions and discussion. Ride-alongs with the Patrol Section are offered during the class session. Each person must submit to a criminal background check before admission to the class.

The topics discussed during the Citizen Police Academy include:

Crime Prevention Crime Scene Processing Investigations Judicial System
Search & Seizure Use of Force Traffic Stops Canine Demonstration

For more information on this program and the date of the next Citizen Police Academy, call the Fairfield Police Department at 513-896-8268. If you are interested in this program, and a class is scheduled, you may complete an application online.


City of Fairfield
5230 Pleasant Ave.
Fairfield, OH 45014
(513) 829-8201 (phone)
(513) 867-6009 (fax)