Citizens' Academy

Citizens' Academy Flyer

Citizens' Academy Application

Next Class will be Spring of 2019 (Date To Be Announced)

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El Monte Police Citizen’s Academy

​Want to gain insight into how your El Monte Police Department operates? If so, the Citizens' Academy is for you! A 7-week program designed to educate participants on the “how’s” and “whys” of your police department operations and services. The academy offers front-line and behind the scenes information on law enforcement through interactive presentations and tours.​​​​​​​​​​

Academy Goals

​​​​• ​​​​​​​​​​Provide the community information to gain knowledge of police operations, units, division, procedures, and protocol.

​​​​• ​​​​​​​​Develop a partnership between the community and police in order to establish a safer community.

​​​​​​​​​​​• ​​Motivate the community to proactively help prevent crime to help strengthen police and community relationships.

Topics & Activities Include
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​• ​​​​​Patrol Operations​​​​​
​• Traffic Division​​​​
​• ​​​​Use of Force​​​​​​
​• ​​Hostage Negotiations
​​​​​• Narcotics Enforcement
​​​​​• ​​​​Police Communications​​​​​​
​• ​​Crisis Negotiations​​​​
​• ​​​Professional Standards Division
​​​​​• ​​​​Air Support​​​​
​• ​​​​Detective Bureau​​​​​​
​• ​​S.W.A.T.​​
​​​• ​​​​K-9 Unit​​​​​​
​• ​​Simulated Shooting Exercises​​ ​​​​​​​

Attending the Academy​​​​

​6 classes will be offered from 6:00 P.M.-9:30 P.M., Start Date for the next Citizens' Academy is To Be Announced (Spring of 2019).

To Apply

​​To participate, you must be willing to commit to attend at least 5 of the 6 sessions. If you’re interested in attending, please apply today.​​

​Only those applicants who have successfully registered and passed a background check will be permitted to attend. Class size is limited, please apply soon! Please email your completed applications to CitizenAcademy@elmontepd.org or deliver them to the El Monte Police Department front lobby, addressed to Detective Rojas.​​​​

​Questions?

​Please email CitizenAcademy@elmontepd.org or 626-580-2181 / 626-580-2135.