Get an inside look at the Edina Police Department through Citizens' Academy!
The next session will take place Aug. 24 through Nov. 16, 2023.
About the Program
Join us for this 13-week program, which will give you an informative and interactive look behind the scenes of a the Edina Police Department. Through lectures, demonstrations and hands-on learning, you’ll discover the "real" world of law enforcement and how we carry out our mission "To Protect and Serve" on a daily basis.
What You Will Do
Some things you’ll get your hands on:
Mock traffic stops
Breakdown of department divisions
Meet one of our award-winning K-9 teams
Learn about the Metro Area Drug Task Force
Proactive defensive tactics
Sneak peak into the Edina Dispatch Center
Follow the course of a criminal investigation
Get a close look at our SWAT team
Tour of the Hennepin County Jail
And much more!
Completion of the Program
Upon completion of the program you’ll receive a gift, a certificate from the Edina Police Chief and local recognition as a graduate.
Classes take place at the South Metro Public Training Facility, 7525 Braemar Blvd., and the Edina Police Department, 4801 W. 50th St.
To participate in the EPD Citizens’ Academy you must: