Citizens Police Academy

The Grove City Citizens Police Academy (CPA) is an extension of the division's community partnership efforts. The free program provides insight into the mission, goals, objectives, and operations of the division.

The program goals include:

  • Dispel misconceptions about the division.
  • Allow the division to be more aware of community concerns.
  • Open lines of communication between the division and community.
  • Learn about the division, its capabilities, programs, and basic life support with Jackson Township Fire.

Classes meet: Wednesdays at 6 p.m., March 13 through May 15

  • Gather at 5:30 p.m. to meet with officers.

Applicants must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older.
  • Commit to meeting once a week for the nine-week academy, week ten is graduation. 
  • Complete the CPA Application (PDF) or pick up at the Safety Complex, 3360 Park Street.

Each applicant will undergo a criminal record and driving status check. The division reserves the right to deny acceptance to any applicant.

For more information call 614-277-1749 or contact the Community Services Bureau.