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Watertown Police Department Citizen Police Academy

The Citizens Police Academy provides an excellent opportunity for citizens, who live in or own a business in the Town of Watertown to become familiar with the day-to-day operations of the Police Department.


Classes are held at the Watertown Police Department for 8 consecutive weeks.  On the 8th week there will be a ceremony where members will be given certificates and a group photo will be taken.




Some of the topics to be covered include:

Meet Chief of Police and Deputy Chief of Police

Introduction to Watertown PD & Tour of facility

K9 Demonstration

Crime Prevention

911 Communications/ Meet a Dispatcher 

Personal and Home Safety

Identity Theft Prevention / Meet a Detective


Traffic Safety

Demonstration on how Radar and Laser speed units work

SWAT Presentation / Equipment Display

Ride Along with a Police Officer






(860) 945-5200
195 French Street Watertown Ct, 06795