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Citizen Police Academy

“Building Community Through Education and Understanding”



Join the next session of the Citizen Police Academy to find answers to common

questions about law enforcement.

Our next session is tentatively scheduled to take place

August 2017 (Specific Dates TBD)

You may also ask, why should I spend my free time listening to cops talking about their jobs?  That’s a

fair question.  Here’s just a small sample of the many benefits you will receive from attending the Citizen

Police Academy (CPA):


  • Classy-looking golf shirt with the CPA logo;
  • Notebook explaining police lingo, various laws, real crime reports, etc.;
  • Hands-on crime scene processing with our own C.S.I. Investigators;
  • Ride in the front seat of a police car;
  • Shoot a police officer’s gun at the firearms range;
  • Up-close look at a SWAT Team in operation;
  • Free snacks each week;
  • Plus much more!

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When you attend the Atlantic Beach Citizen Police Academy, you step into the real world of 21st century

policing.  A hint . . . it’s not what you see in the media!  We open the doors and shine a light on every

aspect of the police department. 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our CPA Coordinator, Sgt. Chase Jamison at

904-247-5859 EXT. 5964 or via email at


Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association

Graduates of the Citizen Police Academy formed an Alumni Association (CPAAA) to continue their

association with and support for the police department. Their assistance has been invaluable to the

department. Members continue their education about the department by attending training sessions

during their monthly meetings. They also volunteer countless hours to help us here at

the police department.

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800 Seminole Road • Atlantic Beach, Florida 32233 • Ph. (904) 247-5800 • Fx. (904) 247-5805