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City of Royal Oak, MI

203 S Troy St, Royal Oak, MI, 48067, US

2023 Citizens Police Academy Application

The Royal Oak Citizens Police Academy is an exciting seven-week course that meets once a week on Wednesday evenings at the police station at 6:30 p.m. Classes last for approximately three hours. The fall session begins on Oct. 25, 2023.

Open only to residents of Royal Oak, attendees get an insider's look at the internal operations and challenges of the police department.

You must be 18 years of age or older to attend the academy. All potential applicants are screened before they are accepted. You will be notified no later than Sept. 30, 2023, if you have been admitted.

Questions regarding the academy should be directed to Sergeant Dominick Catanese at

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Have you received any traffic citations in the last 10 years?

Have you ever been convicted of a crime?

Have you ever had a criminal case expunged?

Have you ever been arrested as an adult or juvenile?

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I hereby give voluntary consent to the Royal Oak Police Department to conduct a formal background check to determine my eligiblity for enrollment in the Citizens Police Academy. I further understand my application may be rejected for any reason relating to any criminal charge(s) and/or incidents relating to serious traffic offenses.