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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 February 15, 2018 and end on April 26, 2018.  The class meets every Thursday for 11 weeks from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Week 10 is the optional Citizens on Patrol class.

The Cibolo Police Department's Citizens Police Academy and Citizens on Patrol programs handle most volunteer opportunities at CPD events as well as those that are administrative or clerical in nature.

Volunteer Opportunities
  • Any clerical duties in the Police Department
  • Victim Services
  • Citizens on Patrol
  • Warrant call-ups
  • Assisting with training
  • Child I.D.
  • Junior Police Academy
  • Blue Santa and Cookies with Santa
  • Annual Police Memorial
  • 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 in 3 hour segments.

Benefits for Graduates of CPA
  • 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.