Citizens Police Academy Now Taking Applications


MARSHFIELD, WI (OnFocus) – The Marshfield Police Department is now taking applications for its Citizens Police Academy program.  They will hold classes on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM, beginning March 29, 2023, for eight (8) consecutive weeks ending on May 17, 2023.

The goals of the Citizens Police Academy:

  • Provide citizens with a working knowledge of law enforcement operations, including support staff.
  • To strengthen law enforcement/community relations.
  • To obtain valued feedback from the community through citizen participation.
  • To increase citizen knowledge about police functions and enhance employee instructor training

The above objectives are met using hands-on interactive experiences in areas such as crime scene investigations; SWAT tactics; utilization of police department firearms at the police range; use of force decision-making; and observing firsthand how the K-9 unit performs its duties.

Completed applications and waivers are due by Wednesday, March 15, 2023.  Please download the documents below:

If you have any questions, please contact Cindy Gaetz
[email protected] 
715 384-0800

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