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, April 2, 2020 - June 4, 2020
  • Fontana Police Department

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

The Spring Session has been cancelled.  Applications for the Spring Session will be continued to the Fall Session beginning in September of 2020.  Those applicants will be contacted at a later date to confirm their availability for the Fall Session.

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