Citizen Academy

Citizen Academy is a program that teaches people about police work in Chaska. Lectures and hands-on experiences are combined for a unique look into the Chaska Police Department. 

  • Typically Wednesdays from January to March
  • Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Location: Chaska City Hall
  • Cost: Free!
  • Check back in January 2024 to sign up for next year's academy!

The police department puts on this academy to engage with our community and create ways for participant feedback on our services. Citizen Academy 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!