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Citizen's Police Academy

The program, which will be taught by officers from the Glendale Heights Police Department along with guest instructors from other agencies, is designed to give residents a realistic view of police work by providing instruction on such topics as:

  • Recruitment and Training
  • Tour of the Police Facility
  • Arrest, Search, and Seizure Procedures
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI and Traffic Enforcement
  • Gang and Drug Enforcement
  • Community Oriented Policing
  • Crime Scene Reconstruction
  • CPR Certification
  • Defensive Tactics Demonstration
  • Firearms Safety

Academy classes will be held on Tuesday evenings at the Glendale Heights Police Department, in the Training Room. A minimum enrollment of 10 students is required to hold the Academy, and the maximum class size will be limited to 24 students. Enrollment is free. Citizens 18 years of age or older who live or work in Glendale Heights are invited to attend. *Note: Due to the nature of the course and curriculum, individuals with prior felony arrests or convictions will be declined.

Interested persons are encouraged to contact Sergeant George Pappas at 630.909.5442 or Maureen Pope at 630.909.5407 for additional information or an enrollment application. Applications can also be downloaded and printed from the Village website, but must be dropped off or mailed to the Police Department once completed.

Click here to download an application.