Partnership Policing Communications Coordinator (PIO)
Desk Phone: 941-954-7094
Sign up for SPD's Fall 2023 Citizen's Academy now!
Join our Citizen's Police Academy this September! Immerse yourself in an engaging learning experience where you'll gain insights into law enforcement and community collaboration.
The Citizen's Academy offers a unique opportunity to understand the inner workings of the Sarasota Police Department. Through informative sessions and interactive activities, participants will develop a comprehensive understanding of police operations, procedures, and community partnerships.
This eight-week course is scheduled to meet every Wednesday evening, from 6 to 9 p.m. starting Sept. 27 and concluding Nov. 15. This convenient timing ensures participants can balance their daily commitments while learning about law enforcement's vital role in our community.
Whether you're a curious individual, a concerned citizen, or someone considering a career in law enforcement, this academy is for you! Engage in discussions with experienced officers, learn about investigative techniques, and explore the challenges and rewards of ensuring public safety.
To secure your spot in the program, send an email expressing your interest to SPDcitizensacademy@sarasotafl.gov Please act promptly, as spaces are limited. This is your chance to foster a stronger connection between our police department and the community we serve.