Citizen's Academy

Class of 2014 PhotoThe Farmville Police Department hosts an annual Citizen's Police Academy with the goal being to provide citizens with a general knowledge of the day-to-day operations of the Farmville Police Department, all to enhance our abilities to better serve the citizens and the community.

The topics covered in this academy include, but not limited to, the following:
  • Hiring and Training
  • Uniform Operations
  • Special Operations
  • Traffic Enforcement and Radar
  • Criminal Law
  • Investigations
  • Forensics
  • Court Room Testimony

The academy is open to citizens who reside:

  • In the Town of Farmville
  • In Prince Edward County
  • In Cumberland County

Also invited to attend are members of community and civic organizations within the Town of Farmville.

**The 2023 Cohort of the Farmville Citizen's Police Academy Registration is active now! Please Read Below for Further Information**

The dates of the 2023 Citizen's Academy will be on Thursday Evenings, starting March 2, 2023 and ending April 27, 2023. The meetings will begin at 6 PM and end approximately at 9 PM. 

If you are interested in attending the Citizen's Academy, please fill out the form below, or click here for a printable version you can then mail to the Farmville Police Department. 

The deadline for applications is February 17, 2023! 

Citizen's Academy Application

  1. I hereby authorize that a criminal history and DMV check be conducted on my name in reference to the Citizen's Academy.*
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