The Waukee Police Department's Citizens Academy is a 30-hour block of instruction designed to give the public a working knowledge of the practices, policies and procedures governing the Waukee Police Department. The academy consists of 10 three-hour sessions conducted on a weekly basis. Sessions incorporate an interactive format to provide participants with a hands-on experience whenever practical. Instructors are certified police officers, supervisors and other personnel with expertise in various areas.
The next program runs February 2 through April 13, 2023. Classes will be held Thursday evenings from 6-9 p.m. with no class held March 16.