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Posted on: June 27, 2022

[ARCHIVED] City of Princeton Police Department Launches Citizen Police Academy

Princeton, Texas: On Friday, July 1, 2022, City of Princeton Police Department will begin accepting applications for the 2022 Citizen's Police Academy. The Citizen's Police Academy is a 13-week program designed to give members of the community an inside look at local law enforcement. During the Academy, students will be introduced to a variety of topics to give them an overview of the Princeton Police Department's function and operational procedures. Classes will be held at the Princeton Police Department, 2000 E. Princeton Drive, Princeton, TX on Thursday evenings from 7:00pm to 10:00 pm.

“The citizens police academy is an excellent opportunity for our citizens to gain a better understanding of our policies, procedures, and the laws that govern the behavior and decisions of our police officers in the performance of their duties. It is also a wonderful opportunity for us to build, cultivate, and foster our relationship with our community and its citizens.” – Mark Moyle, Princeton Chief of Police 

Who Can Attend:

  • Citizens who reside or work in the City of Princeton who:
  • Are over 18 years of age and out of high school
  • Possess a valid Texas driver's license
  • Successfully complete a background investigation.


  • K-9 Policing
  • Narcotics Enforcement
  • Neighborhood Policing
  • Recruiting, Ethics, and Training
  • Tactical Situation Response
  • Traffic and Patrol
  • 9-1-1 Operations
  • Burglary Investigation
  • Crime Prevention
  • Crimes Against Persons Investigation
  • Firearm Safety
  • Internal Affairs


Enrollment into the Princeton Police Department’s Citizens Police Academy is held twice each year: spring and fall. The online application for our fall classes, beginning on August 25, 2022, through November 17, 2022, will be open from July 1, 2022 through July 31, 2022.

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