Citizen Police Academy

Capt.. Darren Shaw demonstratingThis highly successful 10 week program is designed to introduce the citizens to the Douglasville Police Department and its employees.

Department staff members present law enforcement–related training classes including topics such as community oriented policing, law enforcement recruiting, criminal investigations, traffic safety, K-9 units, S.W.A.T. team, firearms, domestic violence, narcotics, Gangs, the 911 system, etc.


The intent of this Citizen Police Academy training is to showcase police department functions to the community for a Crime scene tape better understanding of what law enforcement deals with on a daily basis. This program allows for some hands-on exposure and is not only informative, but fun. On top of that we feed the participants dinner!

If you have an interest in attending a session of our Citizen Police Academy, please contact Lt. Mark Edwards 678-293-1677 or email edwardsm@douglasvillega.gov.

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