Requirements and Application process
Citizen of the City of Waukesha Minimum: Eighteen years of age Pass a background investigation
The Waukesha Police Department conducts one Citizens Academy per year. Both sessions last ten consecutive weeks from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and have been held on Wednesdays. A commitment to attend every session must be shown. Participants who are absent for more than two session will be evaluated for continued attendance.
To apply for the Citizens Academy, send a letter to the Chief of Police requesting consideration for admission. Your letter will be kept on file and reviewed prior to the next session.
Please be aware that only 15 candidates are accepted into each session.
Please contact us via e-mail, telephone, or in writing should you have any questions or requests for information.
Chief Russell Jack