Citizen Academy

Citizen Academy teaches people about police work in Chaska. We use lectures and hands-on experiences for a unique look into the Chaska Police Department. 

Now accepting applications for the 2024 Citizen Academy!

  • Dates: Each Thursday from January 18 to February 29
  • Time: 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Location: Chaska Fire Station (285 Engler Blvd)
  • Cost: Free!
  • Fill out an application (PDF)

The police department puts on this academy to engage with our community. It provides residents and officers a chance to share experiences and ideas.

Activities from previous academies:

  • Tour the Police Station, Court house, 911 center, and County Jail
  • Traffic Stops
  • DWI and Drugs
  • School Resource Officers
  • Use of Force
  • Chaska Crime Scene Investigation (CSI), put on your detective hat!