Citizens Police Academy

About the Program
The Citizens Police Academy is a great way to learn about the Claremore Police Department. The goal of the Citizens Police Academy is to provide students with a better understanding of the Claremore Police Department and what a police officer does on a daily basis. The Claremore Police Department Citizens Academy is an 11-week, 3-hour per week course.

Police Academy participants receive intense abbreviated instruction in law enforcement from various professionals such as District Judges, District Attorney, City Attorney, local defense attorney and various law enforcement agencies.
Instruction will include, among others:
  • Community policing
  • Criminal law and investigation
  • Departmental organization
  • The department’s history
  • Firearms training
  • Patrol methods
  • Recruit selection and training
  • Traffic investigation and enforcement
  • Use of force
Goal & Applications
The program is designed to promote education, participation and cooperation between the Police Department and the citizens we serve. Captain Milburn Litterell oversees the Citizens Police Academy and was instrumental in getting it organized.