Our Citizens’ Police Academy is one of our most popular programs. It teaches you about the structure and activities of our department and gives you the opportunity to meet and interact with officers. You will learn about:
There is no cost to attend.
Apply for the Citizen's Police Academy
Dates and Location
Classes are held each spring and fall on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Lenexa Police Department.
The next session will be held in the Fall of 2017. Check back for exact dates.
You must be at least 18 years old, live or work in Lenexa and have no significant criminal record. We will conduct criminal history background checks on each participant. The Police Chief can make the final decision about the suitability of your participation.
You may not participate in the Citizens’ Police Academy if your past includes any of the following:
Conviction of a felony or an offense that constitutes a felony in Kansas or the United States
Conviction of a Class A or B misdemeanor in the past five years
Conviction of any crime of a sexual nature
Dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces
Exhibiting conduct that disrupts, diminishes or jeopardizes public trust in the Lenexa Police Department.
Master Police Officer Danny Chavez, firstname.lastname@example.org, 913.477.7247
CPA Masters Course
Once you have graduated the Citizens’ Police Academy, you are eligible to participate in the CPA Masters Courses. These courses will give you specialized training to volunteer with us.
Courses vary in length, depending on the topic.
You may have to meet specified qualifications for certain programs
We cannot guarantee you will be accepted into the volunteer program.
For more information about the CPA Masters Courses, call 913.477.7245.