UCSB Police Department

2020 Citizen's Academy

2020 Citizen's Academy

In partnership with the Santa Barbara Sheriffs Office, we are excited to announce the 2020 Citizen's Academy.  This academy is a great opportunity for community members to grow in their knowledge of public safety, civilian rights, emergency preparedness, as well as the history and policies of local law enforcement agencies.  Topics covered will include Search and Seizure Law, Active Shooter training, K9 Operations and much more!

The Deadline to apply is Sunday January 5, 2020

The Citizen's Academy is free of charge.

To download a PDF copy of the application or schedule click the links at the bottom of this post.

Questions? Email: Community@police.ucsb.edu

Participants in the Citizen’s Academy must be 18 years of age or older. There are two ways you can turn in your application: Scan and email the application to dan.wilson@police.ucsb.edu or to jrs3822@sbsheriff.org ; drop it off in a sealed envelope at the Isla Vista Foot Patrol Station (6504 Trigo Road, IV, CA) or in the UCSB Police Department Lobby.

The Academy training sessions will be held on Thursday nights, from 6:00-9:00 p.m., beginning January 16th and continuing through February 27th. You must be able to attend all of these sessions. There will be one Saturday session held on February 29th for a graduation and celebratory BBQ. Classes will be held at various locations throughout the county. The first class will be held at the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department Headquarters (4434 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA 93110). For more information, please email Sergeant Dan Wilson at community@police.ucsb.edu or Deputy Schroeder at jrs3822@sbsheriff.org

To download a PDF copy of the application or schedule click the following links:

Citizen's academy schedule

Citizen's academy application

Citizen's academy schedule

Citizen's academy application