Prosper Police Department Citizens Police Academy

The Prosper Citizens Police Academy exists to educate citizens on operations, policy and procedures of the Prosper Police Department in order to build trust and volunteer within the community. Our 2019 Citizens Police Academy is currently in session. If you are interested in joining our next CPA class? Contact Officer Hubbard for more information.

CPA 2019 Class Registration (Currently in Session)

Our next class will begin on March 7th. Classes will be held Thursday evenings and will conclude with graduation at the Community Safety Initiative event on May 18th. Applications are due March 1st. Please submit both the Prosper Citizen’s Police Academy Application and the Prosper Citizen’s Police Academy Volunteer Application and Release to complete your application.

For those interested in the Prosper Police Department’s Citizen Police Academy.  Our will be once a week for 10 weeks after the first meeting.  Most classes will be on Thursday evenings from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.  Below are the requirements for attending the class.  Both the CPA Application and Volunteer App and Release need to be printed, completed, and returned to the Police Department  by March 1.  The Volunteer App and Release need to be notarized BEFORE turning in the packet.  You can have this done free of charge (mention for CPA) at the Municipal Court or Town Hall.  Please ensure you meet the Requirement Guidelines below prior to applying:

Requirements:

  • Legal Resident of Prosper or work/attend school in Prosper
  • 18 years of age or older (17 and older for PHS students enrolled in the Criminal Justice Program with a written recommendation from their Criminal Justice Instructor/Coordinator)
  • Valid Driver’s License or State ID (PHS students: If no State issued ID, provide PISD Student ID card)
  • Safe driving record
  • None of the Disqualifiers

Disqualifiers:

  • Having been convicted of a felony
  • Having been or currently on court-ordered supervision or probation for any criminal offense of the grade of Class B misdemeanor or above in the last five (5) years
  • Having been convicted of a family violence offense
  • Currently being under indictment for any offense
  • Being prohibited by State or Federal law from possessing firearms or ammunition
  • Having your driver’s license suspended or revoked due to excessive violations during the past five, (5) years
  • Having citations for failure to maintain financial responsibility (vehicle insurance) in the past two (2) years
  • Having been convicted of the misdemeanor offense of DWI in the past five (5) years
  • Having been convicted of indecent exposure or delivery of any amount of any illegal drug or substance, with or without remuneration
  • Having ever used LSD, PCP, or any similar type of substance, or having used marijuana within five (5) years of application date.

Class schedule:

DateTimeSubject
March 77 p.m. - 9 p.m.Introduction
March 147 p.m. - 10 p.m.Emergency Communications, Criminal Investigations (Part 1)
March 217 p.m. - 10 p.m.Traffic Enforcement and Accident Investigations
March 287 p.m. - 10 p.m.Crimes Against Children (In Plano at CCCAC)
April 47 p.m. - 10 p.m.Special Issues in Law Enforcement: Mental Health/Critical Incidents
April 117 p.m. - 10 p.m.Intoxication Offenses/DWI
April 187 p.m. - 10 p.m.Strategic Response: Plano Bomb Squad
April 257 p.m. - 10 p.m.Laws and the Judicial System
May 27 p.m. - 10 p.m.Criminal Investigations (Part 2)
May 97 p.m. - 10 p.m.Strategic Responses: Hands-On and Firearms Safety
*May 118 a.m. - 1 p.m.Firearms-Range Training
May 16
7 p.m. - 10 p.m.Narcotics and Human Trafficking, Volunteer sign up
*May 18TBDGraduation at the Community Safety Initiative

For additional information not provided in the materials below, contact Officer Hubbard at erin_hubbard@prospertx.gov.

Prosper Citizens Police Academy Brochure

Prosper Citizens Police Academy Application

Take a look at photos from our previous classes: