Citizens' Police Academy

Program Objective

The Signal Hill Police Department is proud to offer the Citizens’ Police Academy to Signal Hill residents. Taught by officers and staff, the Academy gives you an inside look at law enforcement today.

Class Information

Classes are held on a bi-annual basis. Participants must be 21 years of age or older and must have no pending criminal cases or felony convictions.

Program Topics

  • Crime prevention
  • Criminal law
  • Court system
  • Emergency dispatch procedures
  • Investigative techniques
  • Narcotics enforcement
  • Patrol operations
  • Various other areas of law enforcement
Citizens Police Academy group smiling for camera

For More Information

For more information, please e-mail the SHPD Operations Lieutenant or call 562-989-7210.    

Citizens Police Academy Application (PDF)