Citizens Police Academy

Citizens Police Academy Application

The Kannapolis Police Department is once again offering its annual citizens' academy in 2024.

Attendees will participate in classes on all aspects of the department such as patrol operations, traffic enforcement, defensive driving, firearms, K-9 operations, special operations (SWAT), felony investigations, interaction with the courts, community service programs, etc.

The program will begin in March and be held from 6-9 p.m. on Thursdays thru May .Classes are taught by Kannapolis police officers in a fun and relaxed environment which allows residents to foster relationships with the staff. This academy is free with first priority given to Kannapolis residents. 

It is recommended that you take the Kannapolis 101 class before enrolling in the Police Citizens Academy but it is not a requirement. Each program is offered annually. Seats are limited. If you are interested in participating, please complete the application below. You will notified of your acceptance to the class via email. 

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    I certify that all statements made on this application are true and complete. I authorize any individual, company, organization or institute to release any and all information concerning statements made by me on this application. I agree and understand that any deliberate misstatements or omissions of materials facts will disqualify me to attend and/or participate in the Kannapolis Citizen Police Academy. My electronic signature below acknowledges my understanding and agreement with materials provided.