Get an inside look at the Edina Police Department through Citizens' Academy!
The next session will be Spring 2022.
About the Program
Join us for this 12-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
Tour of the Hennepin County Jail
Meet one of our award winning K-9 teams
Learn about the Metro Area Drug Task Force
Proactive defensive tactics
Follow the course of a criminal investigation and process a crime scene with a Hennepin County Sheriff’s Deputy
Get a close look at our SWAT team
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: