Citizen's Police Academy

Peters Township Police Department
Citizen's Police Academy
Spring 2022

The Peters Township Police Department will be hosting a Citizen’s Police Academy at the Police Department, 200 Municipal Drive, McMurray, PA 15317.  The program will expand the citizen’s knowledge and understanding of the law and explore police procedures.  Participants will be taught the basics of criminal law with emphasis on the crimes code and vehicle code.  The program will also include patrol tactics, the processing of crime scenes, interview and interrogation and many other subjects.  This course is designed to be a classroom setting and requires no physical abilities or requirements.   

The Citizen’s Police Academy is scheduled to begin March 1, 2022 and end April 26, 2022.  The program will be held each Tuesday evening from 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. for 9 weeks.  Class size is limited to 25 participants to allow greater interaction between students and instructors. 

Citizens are selected from interested applicants.  Preference will be granted to Peters Township residents.  All interested persons must be 18 years of age or older, complete an application, sign a release and waiver from liability, and give permission for the Peters Township Police Department to conduct a background check.  

Applications are available at the Peters Township Police Department or on our website using the link below.  Applications should be returned no later than February 11, 2022.  They can be sent by email to Sergeant Gary Orosz, faxed to 724-942-5004, or returned by U.S. mail or hand delivered to the Peters Township Police Department, 200 Municipal Drive, McMurray, PA 15317. 

Citizen's Police Academy Application & Waiver