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Citizens' Police Academy

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Our Mission

To build relationships with those we serve through a course of instruction intended to familiarize residents with the men & women sworn to your service, and the jobs we do to keep your families and our community safe.

8-week Citizens Police Academy

Our 8-week Citizens' Police Academy presents an overview of a professional law enforcement agency striving to serve a dynamic, growing community. Through it, you will gain an appreciation for the complex, challenging issues facing police today, while having the opportunity to present your own concerns and questions regarding the direction of public safety in your City. 

Department employees & guest instructors present each session and interact with participants on a very approachable level. Students network with senior FPD staff and members of almost every facet of the FPD. Your participation and interaction are an integral part of helping us all get to know one another better.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Live or work in Franklin
  • No felony convictions
  • No convictions for DUI, possession or sale of any controlled substance, or for any offense involving moral turpitude  
  • Participate in seven of the eight class sessions and graduation

Classes meet for three hours, one evening per week for eight weeks. Each attendee participates in a ride along with a Franklin Police Officer. 

 Photo of Citizens' Police Academy participants

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