Citizen Police Academy Application

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants for the Citizen Academy must meet the following criteria:

  • Live or work in the City of Newark
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Have ability to attend all scheduled classes
  • Have no prior felony or serious misdemeanor convictions
  • Be willing to have a background check
  • Due to limited space, prior Academy graduates are not being accepted at this time