Citizens Academy

Citizens Academy Group Photo GraduatesThe Brownsburg Police Department's Citizen Academy is an 8-session program designed to give Brownsburg residents a working knowledge of the department, including police procedures and protocol.

Interactive Courses

Through the interactive courses, participants learn many aspects of law enforcement, such as criminal law, crime scene processing, traffic stops, firearms, and many other topics. Residents will gain a better understanding of how police services are conducted in their communities and see “how and why” officers make some of their decisions in the course of their duties.

Community Help

Graduates of the Citizen Academy play a vital role in their community by improving communication between citizens and law enforcement and by providing local input and support throughout the county.

About the Course

The Citizen Academy is free. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and reside in Hendricks County. A limited background check will be conducted prior to acceptance into the program.