Citizens Academy


The Mission & Vision of the 
Citizens Academy

The Mission is to provide information, resources, mutual learning, critical analysis of issues, and exchange of ideas and perspectives. 

The Vision is to achieve improved relationships and communication within the criminal justice system.


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  1. What Is a Citizens Academy?
  2. Why Should i Attend?
  3. How Do I Apply?
  4. What is the time Commitment?

The Oregon City Citizens Police Academy is a FREE 10 week course with a mission to familiarize citizens with the operations of the police department and the professionals behind the badge. Citizens Academies may cover topics on patrol procedures, criminal law, narcotics, search and seizure, tactical operations, investigations, firearms demonstration, use of force issues, and police canine demonstrations.