Citizen Police Academy

Invitation to Participate
The Belleville Police Department is proud to announce that we are accepting applications for the Citizen Police Academy. The Belleville Police Department would like to extend an invitation to those interested in learning about the duties of law-enforcement officers. Our vision is to provide an opportunity to gain a clearer insight into certain aspects of law enforcement while partaking in this learning environment. 

Information Regarding the Academy


Learn more about the Citizen Police Academy
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Application to Attend the Academy
Print and complete the Applicant Screening Form. All required documentation needs to be turned in no later than September 4, 2017 for consideration for participation in the upcoming session. Space is limited to 32 participants. Submit all documentation to:

Belleville Police Department
Attn: MSgt. Chris Mattingly
720 W. Main St.
Belleville, IL  62220

Topics of Discussion and Hands-On Training
  •  Agency History and Structure
  •  PD Tour
  •  Patrol Operations
  •  Investigations
  •  Major Case Squad
  •  Crime Scene Investigation
  •  Use of Force
  •  Special Operations Group
  •  Street Crimes Unit
  •  Code Enforcement
  •  Narcotics Investigations
  •  SWAT
  •  4 Hour Ride-A-Long with an Officer
Citizen Police Academy Photos
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