Citizens Police Academy


Registration for the Spring 2024 session of Citizens Police Academy has closed. Keep an eye on this page for future class updates.


The Citizens Police Academy is an interactive program that takes citizens behind the scenes of the Cheyenne Police Department. It is designed to help increase awareness and understanding of how policing is conducted while strengthening the relationship between community members and police officers.

academy dates and times:

The five-week academy will be held on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. There will also be two Saturday field classes conducted for firearms and K9 training. Applicants must attend and participate in at least eight of the twelve training sessions to graduate. 


The curriculum will include courses in constitutional law, criminal investigations, human trafficking, and property crime. Additionally, students will actively learn about de-escalation and use of force, traffic enforcement, telecommunications (9-1-1), and vehicle pursuits. Several practical exercises will be conducted so that participants gain a working knowledge of the duties and responsibilities required to be a law enforcement officer in Cheyenne.

Spring 2024 Class Schedule:

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Submit an Application


Applicants must be at least 18-years-old, agree to a background investigation, have a valid driver’s license, and complete a waiver of liability. Space is limited to 30 valid applicants.   

For More Information: For more information, contact Public Information Officer, Alexandra Farkas at (307) 637-6537 or at

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