Apply for the Creole Citizen Police Academy

Are you a city resident interested in learning about the Orlando Police Department?

Apply to be part of the OPD Creole Citizen Police Academy. The five-week course discusses various police-related topics and provides an up-close look at OPD tools and technology. To learn more, click here


Step 1.Check your eligibility

The Creole Citizens Police Academy meets 6 to 9 p.m. on five consecutive Thursdays beginning on October 19, 2023 with a graduation ceremony on November 30, 2023. Please be sure you can commit to these times and dates. You must be at least 18 years old to participate. Please keep in mind sessions will be held in Creole.

Step 2.Gather your information

For the application, you will need to provide:

  • Your contact information.
  • Driver's License or ID number.
  • Reasons you want to join the academy.
  • Names and addresses of two character references. 

Step 3.Submit your application

We give careful, individual attention to each applicant. We strongly encourage you to answer each question completely and the to best of your ability. 

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Step 4.We will be in touch

If accepted, we will contact you with next steps.