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Police Citizens Academy Enrollment Application

Use this service to submit an enrollment application for the City of Tampa Police Department's Citizens Academy. This program provides an opportunity for citizens to get up close and personal with the resources and tools the department uses to keep them safe.

Note 1: A criminal background record check is required of all those attending the Citizensí Police Academy. The following information is required to perform this check.

Note 2: Please review your answers and read the statement below before submitting your application.
I hereby certify that there are no willful misrepresentations, omissions, or falsifications in the foregoing statement and answers to questions. I understand that any omission or false statement on this application shall be sufficient cause for rejection of enrollment or dismissal from the Tampa Police Departmentís Citizensí Police Academy. I understand that participation in this program is to educate citizens regarding the purpose, rationale and context of police procedures. I acknowledge that as part of acceptance to this program, I will be required to attend at least 7 of the 9 classes. Failure to attend will be cause for dismissal from graduating. I will abide by all rules and regulations set forth by the Tampa Police Department and the City of Tampa. I will provide my own transportation when required. I further understand that the Tampa Police Department will be conducting a thorough background investigation.

How may we contact you...  (Note: * = Required Information)

* First Name:
* Last Name:
* Email:
* Daytime Phone:
* Street:
* ZIP / Postal Code:
* City:
* State / Province:

Your Message...

* Date of Birth (mm/dd/yyyy format):

*Race: *Gender:Male Female

*Place of Employment:

* Driver License Number:   * State

* Emergency Contact Name:

* Emergency Contact Address (Street,State,ZipCode):

* Emergency Contact Phone (area code + number):


Questionnaire for Applicants

  1. Have your ever been arrested, anywhere, for a felony or misdemeanor?*Yes No

  2. If Yes, please provide details. *

  3. Do you have any severe physical limitations that would prevent you from engaging in the activities associated with the Citizens Police Academy *Yes No 

  4. Can you commit to attending classes for the duration of the Academy? * Yes No

  5. NOTE: Students missing more than (2) nights of instruction will be dropped from the Academy. If you have other priorities at the present time, please do not make application to attend.

  6. Why do you want to attend the Citizen's Police Academy?

  7. *

  8. Have you ever had contact with the Tampa Police Department?
  9. * Yes No

            If so, was your experience positive or negative?  Positive Negative

  10. If you are not selected or available to attend this session of the Academy, would you be interested in attending the next scheduled Academy
  11. * Yes No

  12. Have you applied for a previous Citizens' Police Academy and not been accepted? * Yes No

  13. When?

  14. How did you hear about the Tampa Police Department's Citizens' Police Academy?
  15. *

By submitting this application, you are agreeing to a background check and the terms & conditions as noted above.


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