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Are you interested in learning more about the Grand Rapids Police Department? Apply to participate in the Citizen Police Academy!
For each academy, the Grand Rapids Police Department seeks a diverse group of participants.
All participants must:
You'll need this info to complete the application:
We have an online application for the academy.
Complete the form in English
We'll review your application and then notify you of the outcome in writing. You can expect a response in 1-2 weeks. Keep in mind that submitting this form doesn't guarantee acceptance into the academy.
Fill out the paper application.
You can mail, fax, or scan and email your finished application to us. Our info is in the Contact Us section of this page.
You can find our number in the Contact Us section of this page. We’ll get you all the information you need to apply to the Police Citizens Academy. We don’t take applications over the phone, but we’ll make sure you have everything you need to get approved.
We are located in the Police Department and our address is listed in the Contact us section.
We'll review your application and then notify you of the outcome in writing. You can expect a response in 1-2 weeks. Keep in mind that submitting this form does not guarantee acceptance into the academy.
311 or 616.456.3000
300 Monroe Avenue NW,
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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