Join Session 1 of the Fernandina Beach Citizen Police Academy to find answers to common questions about law enforcement.
You may also ask… why should I spend my free time listening to cops talking about their jobs? That is a fair question. Here is just a small sample of the many benefits you will receive from attending the Citizen Police Academy (CPA).
Hear from our Chief of Police and other administration on various topics including, but not limited to, accreditation and standards.
Hands-on crime scene processing with our Criminal Investigative Bureau.
A glimpse into police related defensive tactics for de-escalation scenarios.
Learn about our traffic unit, how we field citizen complaints, and experience laser/radar operations firsthand.
Shoot a police officer’s gun at the firearms range.
Firsthand insight on a day in the life of a police officer.
Free snacks each week.
When you attend the Fernandina Beach Citizen Police Academy, you step into the real world of 21st century policing. A hint… it is not what you see in the media! We open the doors and shine a light on every aspect of the police department.
If you want to be a part of this dynamic experience, complete and return the attached application by August 25th, 2023 to the Fernandina Beach Police Department.
Attn: Officer Decker
Fernandina Beach Police Department
1525 Lime St., Fernandina Beach, FL. 32034
Please call Officer Decker directly at (904) 310-3225 with any questions. Seats fill up fast (limit 20), so send in your application today. Please write legibly as we will contact you upon acceptance into the class.
All completed forms may be emailed to Officer Brittany Decker at email@example.com