Citizens Police Academy

Feb 05, 2019

March - April 2019

The Ladue Police Department will join Des Peres, Town and Country, Creve Coeur, Olivette, and Frontenac Police Departments to present the Citizens Police Academy. The Academy will give citizens in our communities the opportunity to learn about law enforcement through practical training and exercises. The goal of the academy is to promote understanding between the residents and its police officers regarding their respective needs and problems. By promoting this relationship citizens and police can work together to make the entire community a safer place to live.

Topics covered in the Academy will include and is not limited to:

o Constitutional and criminal law

o The use of force

o Criminal investigations

o Traffic safety

o Pursuits

o D.W.I. enforcement

Participants will also have the opportunity to fire a department issued firearm under the close supervision of a Range Training Officer. Participants will also experience real life, role play scenarios. 

Program Details

The Citizens Police Academy will begin in March of 2019 on Tuesday evenings from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and continue to meet for nine weeks with a graduation ceremony on the final night.  Meeting locations will vary throughout the nine weeks.


The Academy is open to all residents, as well as non residents providing that space is available, who are 21 years of age or older. So register early to ensure your position in the next up coming class.The Citizens Police Academy is provided free of charge.

For more information contact Officer Jennifer Hendricks at 314
-993-1214 or email at jhendricks@cityofladue-mo.govYou may also enroll by completing this form and dropping it off at the Ladue Police Department (attn. P.O. Hendricks): Citizens Police Academy Application. 

Upcoming Events

February 18
Presidents Day
12:00 AM
February 19
City Council Meeting
4:00 PM
9345 Clayton Road City Council Chambers
February 20
Fire and Police Board Meeting
2:00 PM
9345 Clayton Road Police Department Conference Room
February 21
Architectural Review Board
8:30 AM
9345 Clayton Rd.
February 27
Zoning and Planning Meeting
4:00 PM
9345 Clayton Rd.
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