Citizen’s Police Academy Hosted by CSU Police Department and Division of Student Affairs Begins Jan. 27

The Colorado State University Police Department and the Division of Student Affairs will kick-off the fifth annual Citizen’s Police Academy beginning Thursday, Jan. 27.

The academy does not require previous knowledge of law enforcement or any special physical abilities and consists of 12 classes. The course concludes with graduation on Thursday, April 21. Classes will be held every Thursday from 6 – 8 p.m., excluding the week of spring break. Classes will take place in the CSUPD Training Room at Green Hall and other locations. There will be one, four-hour Saturday class for firearms training at a shooting range.

Fifteen students and 10 faculty or staff members will be admitted into the academy. Student applicants must be at least a sophomore at Colorado State University and have a 2.5 GPA. All applicants must be free of felony and misdemeanor convictions and must agree to a limited background investigation.

“The CSU Police Department encourages the CSU community to take part in this unique experience” said CSUPD Lt. Chris Wolf.

To apply, pick up an application at Green Hall or request one by e-mailing Applications will be accepted from Friday, Dec. 10 through Wednesday, Jan. 19. Visit or contact CSUPD at (970) 491-2312 for more information.