The Citizen Police Academy is an 11 week program that teaches attendees about the Richland Hills Police Department and the Criminal Justice system. Several of the topics covered during the program are:  

  • Patrol Procedures
  • Traffic Enforcement
  • Crime Scene Investigations
  • Overview of the Legal System
  • Crime Prevention
  • Use of Force
  • Firearms
  • Simmunition Scenarios
  • Jail and Communication Operations



  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Pass a background check
  • Must not miss more than 10% of the class
  • Must live or work in Richland Hills


Next Class 

Spring 2018 (Date TBD)

Thursdays 7 pm - 10 pm

At the Richland Hills Police Department


Need more information?


Captain Sheena McEachran

Administrative Services


817-616-3784  Office




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