Cornelius Police Citizens Academy

The purpose of the Cornelius Police Citizens Academy is to enhance communications between the public and law enforcement personnel.  The Academy will provide citizens with specific opportunities to participate in day to day police operations; thus helping to build support from the public and stronger police-citizen partnerships.

Fall 2016 Class - Behind the Scenes with CPD

October 4 - January 17

Application Deadline: September 15


To Request an Application Contact
Officer Ronnie Messer
Phone: (704)892-1363 ext 255
Email: dmesser@corneliuspd.org

CitizensAcademy

Topics Covered

​Police Administration & Management
Recruiting and Training
Legal Consideration
Arrest Techniques
Tour of Mecklenburg County Intake 
Police Communications
Patrol Techniques
Criminal Investigations
Firearms Training
Community Policing


Requirements

Must pass a background check
Cannot miss more than 3 class
Active Participation
Have Fun!



Topics Covered
​Police Administration & Management
Recruiting and Training
Legal Consideration
Arrest Techniques
Tour of Mecklenburg County Intake 
Police Communications
Patrol Techniques
Criminal Investigations
Firearms Training
Community Policing

Topics Covered
​Police Administration & Management
Recruiting and Training
Legal Consideration
Arrest Techniques
Tour of Mecklenburg County Intake 
Police Communications
Patrol Techniques
Criminal Investigations
Firearms Training
Community Policing

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can attend the Academy?
The Academy is open to residents and business owners in the Town of Cornelius who are 18 and over and meet all requirements.

How long is the program?
The Academy program runs 12 weeks. Classes are held each Tuesday from 6pm - 9pm with one Saturday sessions lasting 5 hours.

Does it cost anything to attend?
No, the Academy is free and all material required will be provided to the participant.

Who teaches the classes?
Each block of instructions is presented by a certified law enforcement officer with the Cornelius Police Department or partner agency.