Apply to Join the Citizen's Police Academy

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Increase your knowledge of the work that we do and let us build a lasting relationship with you


If you:

  • Are 18+ years old
  • Have a clean background
  • Want to improve your community

Citizen’s Academy will be held in a session of 8 Mondays

September 11th through October 30th from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm.

The registration form can be found on Avon Police Department's website: 

Only 25 seats available                                                             

Mondays 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

  • September 11th:
    • Chief Daly – State of the Police Department & Crime in Avon
    • Crime Scene Investigation (CSI), participants will have hands on experience investigating a crime scene
  • September 18th:
    • Drug Recognition and DUI enforcement, participants will learn how to evaluate the sobriety of an individual and perform tests on an intoxicated person
  • September 25th:
    • S.W.A.T. – Participants will learn about the Eagle County Special Operations Unit.
    • Self-Defense – Participants will be taught basic self-defense techniques
  • October 2nd:
    • Firearms Training Simulator (FATS), participants will be given computer simulation of shoot or don’t shoot situations and be required to react as a police officer in compliance with the use of force policy  
  • October 9th:
    • Courtroom presentation, Eagle County Sheriff’s Office Victim’s Advocates, & Eagle County Detentions Facility Tour
  • October 16th:
    • Defensive driving training. Participants will have the opportunity to drive a marked patrol vehicle equipped with lights and sirens through a driving course set up by the driving instructor.
  • October 23rd:
    • Vail Public Safety Communications Center (VPSCC) presentation.
  • October 30th:
    • An evening with firearms instructors at the firing range.


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