• The Miami Beach Police Department is very proud to offer a Citizen's Police Academy.  If you are interested in learning more about policing in the City of Miami Beach, you may want to consider applying today!


    The course is a free, 12 week program that covers a variety of topics, including:

    • Community and Police Relationships
    • Arrest-Search-Seizure
    • Defensive Tactics
    • Lethal Weapons
    • High Speed Chases
    • High Risk Stops
    • Shoot or Don't Shoot Scenarios
    • Community Oriented Policing

    And much more!


    Participants are introduced to various aspects of police work, aimed at creating awareness, understanding, and building strong police-community relations.


    If you are interested and wish to apply, please complete the academy application online.

    The application form can be found here


    Participants must be at least 18 years of age, have no felony convictions or significant criminal history, and must complete a background check.

    We reserve the right to refuse any candidate.



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