The Harris County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Police Academy is designed to increase understanding between members of the community and the Harris County Sherriff’s Office. Participants will become familiar with the Sheriff’s Office many aspects of law enforcement, such as the Texas Penal Code, Patrol Procedures, and many other topics. Residents will gain a better understanding of how police services are conducted in their communities and see “how and why” deputies make some of their decisions in the course of their duties.
Graduates will be better-informed citizens in a position to share their experiences with family, friends, neighbors and co-workers.
The CPA is free and open to qualified individuals. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, reside in Harris County and pass a background check.
For more information about the Citizen’s Police Academy, contact the Community Engagement Division at 346-286-3125 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.