Citizens' Police Academy


The session's Citizen Police Academy is a 13-week training course that allows participants to learn from police officers and other criminal justice system members through interactive classes and facilitated discussion. Participants must be at least 18 years old. There will be a variety of topics covered, including, but not limited to:

  • Internal Investigations
  • Tactical Training Technique
  • Judgment Enhanced Training
  • Citizen/Police Interaction
  • Media Relations

Registration & Other Documents

Participants must complete the forms below for consideration.

Citizen Academy Sessions


Bowie Police Department Training Room (lower level of Bowie City Hall)
15901 Fred Robinson Way
Bowie, MD 20716


Tuesday evenings
March 5th through May 28th, 2024
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

For more information please email

Note: Participants are selected on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are not selected for the current session, you will be added to our notification list regarding future sessions.