Ride Along With Acworth Police

Acworth residents can apply for Citizens' Police Academy

The Acworth Police Department is accepting applications for its 14th annual Citizens’ Police Academy, which begins March 4 and is held every Tuesday from 6:30 to 9 p.m. (except for the week of Spring Break) 

Graduation will be held May 19.  

During the twelve weeks, participants can interact with officers and receive a basic understanding of police operations and law enforcement.  Upon completion of the course, graduates can ride along with officers during a tour of duty. Classes are held at the Acworth Police Department with some field trips.

Non-residents must be sponsored by a city business owner, Citizens’ Police Academy graduate or an Acworth Police officer. The class is free, but space is limited. 

Participants must be 21 years of age complete a background screening. Those interested may submit an application by downloading the application from here and mailing or faxing it to the police department.  

Applications can be picked up in person at the Acworth Police Department, 4400 Acworth Industrial Drive. The fax number is 678-801-4059. For more information, email mtaylor@acworth.org or call 678-801-4073.


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