Civilian Police Academy

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The Davie Police Department hosts the Civilian Police Academy. This twelve week course is open to all residents and business owners in Davie and Southwest Ranches and is a wonderful way to learn about the police department.  The "Academy" features a series of informative presentations on a variety of topics that will teach you about the roles, responsibilities, and functions of the Davie Police Department.  

Class hours are from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. (Tuesdays only).*  All classes will be held in the Community Room at the Davie PD, 1230 S Nob Hill Road.  There will be a $25 fee for attending this class.  

Please email or call Patti Dobson at 954-693-8265 or Amy Ham 954-693-8348 for more information or to apply.


**UPDATE AS OF MARCH 2020. CIVILIAN POLICE ACADEMY HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19. NEW DATES WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON**

Some of the course topics include:

  • Legal Issues
  • Community Policing
  • Crime Prevention
  • Police Use of Force
  • Firearms Familiarization
    • You will have the opportunity to shoot different firearms and participate in scenario-based training.
  • DUI Enforcement
  • Patrol and Criminal Investigations
  • Including presentations by the Canine Unit, Dive Team, Motor Unit, and many others  

Attendees will also have an opportunity to ride a shift with an officer! Refreshments and food will be provided.