Registration for the 2024 Police Citizen's Academy has closed.
The Lakeville Police Citizen’s Academy is designed to give residents the opportunity to see what it’s like to be a police officer in the City of Lakeville. The Academy allows participants to interact with our officers and tour the facility. The firsthand look will provide a better understanding of police work, our policies and how our agency operates.
Lakeville’s Police Citizen’s Academy is more than just a classroom experience! Participants will also go through realistic hands-on, scenario-based learning. Topics may include:
Patrol Operations and Investigations
Scenarios – Traffic Stops, Crisis Situations and Domestic Calls
Overview of Specialized Units (K-9, Drug Task Force, SWAT Crime Scene Unit, etc.)
Dakota 911 (Dispatch)
DUI Enforcement – SFST Demonstrations
Understanding Use of Force
Less Lethal Weapons Demonstrations
Active Shooter Response
The Lakeville Police Citizen's Academy is sponsored by the Lakeville Public Safety Foundation.