The Sheboygan Police Department will be hosting its 28th annual Citizen Academy starting on March 19, 2024. This program runs through May 28, 2024 and will be held on Tuesday evenings at the Sheboygan Police Department, 1315 N 23rd St, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. There is no cost to attend and participants will be provided credentials and class materials. It is important for the participant to be able to attend each week, as each course week is built upon the preceding week.
The Citizen Academy is designed to be interactive through lectures, demonstrations and practical exercises. The purpose of the academy is to provide stakeholders of the City of Sheboygan an understanding of the police department and its functions and to enhance relationships between the community and police department. Participants will be exposed to many areas of police work including the hiring process, current department initiatives, police investigations, use of force, and the legal system.
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have no felony arrests or convictions. Background checks will be conducted on all applicants. Letters of acceptance or regrets will be mailed to applicants.
The class typically fills up very quickly, so please do not wait to apply below if you are interested. The deadline to apply is February 29th, 2024 as long as there are still openings.