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Crime Prevention - Citizens Police Academy

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The Citizens Police Academy provides an opportunity for citizens to learn firsthand about police operations. Citizens are provided training similar to that of an actual Police Officer through a series of lectures, simulated activities and hands-on experience. The Academy is a benefit to the community and to the Department because it builds relationships and creates a group of citizens who are better informed about the reality of police work.

Qualifications of the Academy applicant:

  • Minimum of 21 years of age
  • Must live or work within the City of Oshkosh
  • No felony arrests or convictions
  • Be willing to sign a liability waiver
  • Be willing to submit to a criminal history background check

If you are interested in attending the Citizens Police Academy or would like more information, please contact Crime Prevention Officer Kate Mann at (920) 236-5742 or Email.

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