Citizens Police Academy

The Fall 2016 academy runs from September 8, 2016 to November 17, 2016. Classes are held on Thursday evenings at Rodarte Community Center 920 A St from 6:00 p.m.— 9:00 p.m.. Best of all, the class is free!

Our fall class is full. Check back soon for information on registering in the spring.

The academy is designed to provide the Greeley community with an overview of the department’s operations and to increase the level of understanding and cooperation between the community and officers. A number of topics will be presented to include the following:

  • Patrol Operations
  • SWAT / Bomb
  • Drug Task Force
  • Investigations
  • K9/Crisis - Negotiations
  • Police Records/Dispatch
  • Officer Training Practical's
  • Traffic Enforcement
  • Gang Unit
  • School Resource Officer
  • Accident Investigation
  • Firearms Education

Classes will be held at the police department in the Kent Donahue Community room. On occasion the class location may change due to the topic of the week. Advance notification will be given when the class location changes. The academy is limited to 25 participants. You must be at least 18 years of age and be a member of the Greeley community either as a resident, employer, or property owner. A background check will be completed on applicants prior to acceptance.

If you have any special needs that require accommodation in order for you to participate in this program, please contact Sgt. Dennis Lobato at (970)350-9685.
Greeley Police Department

Citizens Police Academy

Sergeant Dennis Lobato

Contact Us


2875 10th Street
Greeley, CO 80634

Call 911 if you have an emergency.

GPD front desk: 970-350-9605 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Dispatch: 970-350-9600

970-350-9655 fax

Always open