Citizen Academy

The academy is designed to give citizens an overview of the Police Department's policies and procedures. Classes are taught by police executives, local judges and the District Attorney's Office.


  • Air Support Unit
  • Area Commanders
  • Crime Analyst
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Defensive Tactics
  • Dispatch
  • Gangs / Narcotics
  • Investigations
  • K-9 Unit
  • Legal System
  • IVS (Inland Valley SWAT)
  • Special Operations
  • Traffic Enforcement
  • Volunteering


Participate with your local Police Department and examine the difficulties and challenges they face daily. We are offering a free, ten-week academy:

  • 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Every Thursday evening, September 6, 2018 - November 8, 2018
  • Fontana Police Department

To register, please fill out and submit our online application.

For additional information and specific requirements, please review the class flyer.

The Fall Citizen Academy is full.  New applications submitted will be added to a waiting list for this session, and the applicant will be notified if an opening becomes available. 

The next Citizen Academy session is scheduled for the Spring of 2019.