Citizen’s Police Academy Hosted by the Csu Police Department and the Division of Student Affairs Begins Sept. 13

The Colorado State University Police Department and the Division of Student Affairs will kick-off the second annual Citizen’s Police Academy beginning Thursday, Sept. 13.

The CSUPD invites students, faculty and staff to apply for the Citizen’s Police Academy where they will be introduced to law enforcement practices including firearms training, defensive tactics, community policing, drug investigation and patrol procedures.

The academy will begin Thursday, Sept. 13 and will conclude Thursday, Dec. 6. Classes will be held every Thursday from 6 – 8 p.m., excluding Thanksgiving Day. Classes will take place in the CSUPD Training Room at Green Hall and other locations as appropriate. There will be one four-hour Saturday class for firearms training at the range.

Those interested must be a sophomore, junior or senior and hold at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average. Faculty and staff are also encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a desire to learn about law enforcement and have the commitment to attend all 12 classes. A background investigation will be conducted on all prospective candidates. To apply, visit to complete an online application.

There will be 15 students and five faculty and staff members accepted into the academy. In the event that all five faculty and staff positions are not filled, students can fill the vacancies.

Applications will be accepted until Friday, Aug. 31. Please visit or contact the CSUPD at 491-1159 for more information.