Citizens Police Academy

Ever wonder what goes on inside your police department? Get your questions answered at the next Citizens Police Academy class! 

This is a free 9-week course meeting every Wednesday evening at the Winter Garden Police Department training room from 6 to 9 p.m. The classes are instructed by Winter Garden police officers and staff who will discuss such topics as: 

  • Crime preventionCitizens Police Academy Class 20
  • Criminal investigations
  • Defensive tactics
  • Drug identification
  • Special operations
  • Uniformed patrol
  • Many other interesting topics

Class participants can also go on a ride-along with an officer and take a tour of the Orange County Jail.

Upcoming Citizens Police Academy Information

9 week sessions:

  • March 2 – April 27, 2022  
    • Deadline to register is February 18
  • August 24 October 19, 2022
    • Deadline to register is August 12

Wednesdays 6 - 9 p.m.

To participate, you much be at least 18 years old, be a resident or work in the City of Winter Garden, and not have a criminal record.
The course fills quickly. To enroll, click here to download an application or pick one up at the Winter Garden Police Department, 251 W. Plant Street.

2022 - Citizens Police Academy Flyer

More Information

For questions, contact Officer Gail Michaud at 407-646-3636 Ext 4405 or send email.