Town of Ocean City Police Department 6501 Coastal Hwy. Ocean City, MD 21842
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CITIZEN POLICE ACADEMY
The Citizen's Police Academy was created to enable the average citizen to learn more about the Ocean City Police Department. It is a ten week course that meets one night a week for three hours. During this course students will hear officers discuss issues such as criminal law, traffic enforcement, evidence collection, firearms, arrest procedures, narcotics enforcement, and many others.
The academy starts in September each year and runs till the first week of November. After completing the course, graduates will receive and embroidered C.P.A. golf shirt along with a framed certificate. These are given out at the graduation banquet.
Because of the popularity of the academy, these 25 seats fill very quickly. Applicants must be 18 years of age. Preference will be given to Ocean City residents. If you are interested in learning more about the academy, or would like an application, call or email: