Experience life behind the badge with Citizens' Police Academy!
The Marietta Police Department offers citizens the chance to experience what it's like to be a police officer through its Citizens' Police Academy. The Academy is a 11-week program that meets once a week for 3 hours.
Special weapons and tactics (swat)
Crime interdiction unit
Community response unit
Crime scene processing
Sessions are bi-annual
Once a week 6 - 9 p.m.
How to Apply
The Academy is open to the public pending a background check. Applications are available at the front desk of the Marietta Police Department at 240 Lemon Street.
Must be a U.S. citizen
Must live in the city limits or business owner in the city
Minimum age of 18
Must pass criminal history check
Must complete an application and be approved
Currently due to COVID-19 restrictions, future academies will be postponed until further notice. For more information contact the Community Response Unit at 770-794-5300.