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Citizens Academy
Thursday Evenings, Sept. 4 - Nov. 12, 2014

* Due to the overwhelming response, the 2014 Citizens Academy course has been filled, and registration is closed. Check back later in the year for registration for the 2015 Academy.

Burnsville Police Department Offers Citizens Academy for Members of the Community to:
  • Take an 11-week course, taught by Burnsville Police Officers, to become familiar with police work and how the community can help prevent crime.

Class Topics
  • History of and tour the police department
  • Review common police calls/ laws of arrest/ handcuffing procedures
  • Functions of patrol, investigations, SWAT, physical evidence team, domestic abuse response team, negotiators, bike patrol traffic and K-9 units
  • Traffic stops/DWI demonstration
  • Officer survival, use of force
  • Driving course
  • Student involved scenarios, a Taser demonstration and shooting in our indoor range.

Class Dates/Times
 When:  Thursday evenings for 11 weeks 
Sept. 4 – Nov. 12, 2014 
6-9:30 p.m.
(Please note: the last week of class will be held on a Wednesday)
 Where: Burnsville City Hall 
100 Civic Center Parkway

Participants are asked to make a commitment to attend each session. After the successful completion of this program, graduates will have an opportunity to ride-along with a Burnsville Police Officer for four hours during their shift.

Registration Information:
The 2014 Burnsville Citizens Academy course is full, and registration is closed. Check back later in the year for information on the 2015 Academy.

Additional Information:
For more information or questions about Citizens Academy contact Sgt. Chris Wicklund, or call 952-895-4596.

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