CitizenS Police Academy

What is the Citizens Police Academy?

The Citizens Police Academy (CPA) is a FREE course for all residents and those who work in Cedar Hill. Offered by the Police and Community Team (PACT) of the Cedar Hill Police Department, CPA is an 8-week, 30-hour course which includes valuable information for those interested in the Citizens on Patrol (C.O.P.) program.

The CPA is held twice each year for those age 18 and older who can pass a minimum background check. Cedar Hill Police Department reserves the right to refuse an application for the citizens police academy.

Persons registering must not have a conviction of a Class B offense 

within the last 10 years and

no Class A Misdemeanors or Felonies. 

Classes run from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. for 8 consecutive Thursdays. Classes are held at 601 E. Belt Line Road in the Grady M. Lamb Community and Police Services Building. Classes are limited to 30 students. 

For more information, please contact Corporal D. Brackenridge at: 972-291-5181 x2106 or by email at 

REGISTration is now closed!

stay tuned for information 

on the next cpa class in 2024!