Mt. Vernon Police Department’s Citizen's Police Academy provides an opportunity for citizens to experience all aspects of the Police Department. 

The academy meets each Tuesday for 7 weeks.  The academy usally starts in January each year.  Each week there will be two presenters from the Police Department. 

Each presenter will speak for approximately 45 minutes with a break in between.  

Light refreshments are served during the break.  

The academy starts at 6:00 p.m. each night and concludes at 8:00 p.m. 

The following topics are discussed:

Bicycle Patrol
Internal Investigations
Chaplain Division
Crime Scene Investigation
Narcotics Investigation
Cyber Crimes
School Resource Officer
Senior Services
High Risk Team
Traffic Safety

Here are some photos taken from the 2010 academy.

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