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 19, 2019 - November 21, 2019
  • Fontana Police Department

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

THE FALL SESSION IS FULL.  Additional applications received will be placed on a waiting list. If no spots become available, the applications on the waiting list will be considered for the Spring Session in 2020. Applicants will be contacted to determine if they are still interested in participating and will be available the beginning of the 2020 year.

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