Citizens Academy

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Requirements


To attend the Citizens Academy, applicants must:
  • Be a citizen of the City of Waukesha
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Pass a background investigation

Sessions


The Waukesha Police Department conducts one Citizens Academy per year. Both sessions last 10 consecutive weeks. Classes go from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. and have been held on Wednesdays.


Attendance


A commitment to attend every session must be shown. Participants who are absent for more than 2 sessions will be evaluated for continued attendance.

Application


To apply for the Citizens Academy, send a letter to the Chief of Police requesting consideration for admission. Your letter will be kept on file and reviewed prior to the next session. Please be aware that only 15 candidates are accepted into each session.

More Information


Please call or email Sergeant Habanek 262-524-3769 ghabanek@waukesha-wi.gov if you have any questions or requests for information.