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Citizens Police Academy
Application
Citizens Police Academy is an exciting program offering citizens an opportunity to help the CPD make Cibolo safer. For more information, contact the Crime Prevention Officer at 210-659-1999 or read the Citizens on Patrol Brochure. If you are ready to apply, complete the Citizens Police Academy Application. Our next class will be start on September 15, 2016 and end on November 17, 2016.  The class meets every Thursday for 10 weeks from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.

The Cibolo Police Department's Citizens Police Academy and Citizens on Patrol programs handle most volunteer opportunities that are administrative or clerical in nature. Duties are performed inside the Police Department's building located at:
162 Loop 539 East
Cibolo, TX 78108

Volunteer Opportunities
  • Any clerical duties in the Police Department or Municipal Court
  • Victim Services
  • Citizens on Patrol
  • Warrant call-ups
  • Phone bank
  • Assisting with training
  • Child I.D.
  • Any other duty approved by the department

Training
Members of CPA attend 10 weeks of training in the Cibolo Citizens’ Police Academy. The classes are held once a week and on two Saturdays for two to four hour segments.

Benefits
  • CPA enhances the operational efficiency of the Cibolo Police Department through support of programs that contribute to the safety of citizens.
  • CPD is able to remove officers from administrative and clerical assignments and focus on officer-specific tasks. This directly impacts the delivery of services to citizens.

Improvement to Quality of Life

Public safety is consistently ranked as one of a community's top priorities. This program enhances public safety services while indoctrinating the citizens into the operation of the department. These citizens often become community advocates for the department, providing factual information to the community and helping others understand how to access services.