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Citizens Police Academy

The Citizen’s Police Academy was designed to create better understanding and communication between citizens and the police through education. The Foundation sponsors this 11 week training course each year which is taught by the Charlottesville Police Department in order to educate citizens on its role in the community, build relationships with community members, and create a cadre of citizens who are better informed about the reality of police work.

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Al S. Thomas Jr.

We focus every day on enriching the lives of others by creating an exceptional environment and providing exemplary services that enable our community to thrive and prosper.

—Al S. Thomas Jr., Chief of Police

Charlottesville Police Department