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Police Community Academy


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Police Community Academy

Interested in learning more about the UC Davis Police Department? This free, eight-week course gives you an insider's view.

The Police Community Academy covers:

  • Arrest-search-seizure
  • Defensive tactics
  • Lethal and non-lethal force scenarios
  • Evidence processing and fingerprints
  • Vehicle stops
  • Community-oriented policing
  • Jail and Coroner's office tour
  • Mock jury trial
  • Other great topics

Who Can Attend?

There are no special requirements for taking the course, but a UC Davis Police Department Live Scan background check may be required.

Enrollment is open to all UC Davis students, staff, faculty as well as citizens in the community who wish to learn more about law enforcement at UC Davis. UC Davis students can earn two units for full attendance.


Academy will take place on Wednesday October 2nd - Wednesday November 20th, 2024. 

Location: Police Station | EOC Meeting Room

Wednesdays | 5:30 - 7:30pm


To register, click the button below: 

Register for the Community Academy

For more information please contact:

CORE OFFICE | 530-754-2161
Myra Abshire | 530-752-7029