Citizen's Police Academy
Each year the Boulder Police Department offers community members a Citizens’ Police Academy to promote cooperation, education, understanding of police operations and an opportunity to talk directly with all levels of law enforcement.
The Boulder Police Department Citizen’s Police Academy offers the following:
- SWAT/Bomb Team Presentation
- Indoor Firing Range Training
- Boulder County Jail Tour
- Ride-alongs with on-duty police officers
- Investigative techniques and DUI Investigations
- Identity Theft
- Crime Scene Investigation and Processing
- Introduction to prosecution, the courts and trials
The Boulder Police Department desires that graduates of the academy have in increased awareness of the responsibilities and operations of law enforcement. Graduates of the Boulder Citizens' Police Academy may continue their public safety education by joining its alumni association which offers monthly programs. Speakers from a variety of emergency response agencies explain their duties, safety tips, challenges and answer questions.