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2022 KCSO Citizens Police Academy Seeking Applicants

August 16th, 2022 8:30 am

KENT COUNTY, Mich:  Want to know what it's like to be a police officer in 2022 or what goes on inside the KCSO?  Join us for an in-depth look at KCSO's many divisions, our training, and our facilities.  You will hear from a variety of speakers and experience hands-on learning.  During the academy, you will also tour the Kent County Jail and take a ride with a deputy on patrol.  We look forward to meeting many new faces from our community this fall!

Fall 2022 Citizens Police Academy will kick off Wednesday, September 14 and go through Wednesday, December 7, 2022. We meet every Wednesday during that time from 6:30p – 9:30p. Most sessions are held at the Sheriff’s Office except for a couple of field trips.

  • For more information, please email AJ Emery at ajemery@kentcountymi.gov or call the KCSO at 616.632.6100
  • Apply NOW at: https://bit.ly/kcsocpaapp.
  • Citizens Police Academy is for citizens 21 or older and does require a background check for all attendees.


Contact: Sgt. Eric Brunner | 616.632.6106