The Citizens Police Academy (CPA) is accepting applications for the 2018 session.

The CPS 11-week program that allows attendees to interact with police officers while they learn about the day-to-day operations of the Pierce Township Police Department. Classes meet for three hours one night per week and are provided at no charge to attendees.

The class is open to non-Pierce township residents. However, Pierce township residents are given preference when the class roster is being selected. Applicants must be 18 years old or older by the start date of the academy and must have a valid Ohio driver’s license.

Classes will be held on Thursday nights from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, classes will start in spring, the final dates will be announced by letter.

The applications for the 2018 class are due by February 1, 2018. Space is limited so please do not delay. Any applications received after due date or after the class has been filled will be placed on a waiting list for the next class.

Please apply by clicking here.

For questions please contact Sgt. Julie Poe at