The Battle Creek Police Department is offering citizens the chance to attend the Battle Creek Police-Citizens Police Academy.

The ten-week program will cover topics such as:

  • Patrol Operations
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Use of Force/Defensive Tactics
  • Crime Lab Operations/Forensics
  • Bomb Squad
  • Emergency Response Team (SWAT)
    and much more.

Classes will begin March 4th and meet Wednesday evenings from 6:00 to 9 PM, with the exception of two weeks when they will be held on Saturdays from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. (No class during Spring Break week). The class graduation will take place May 13th.

The application window closes on February 1st and an online application is available for download at