Citizen’s Academy

Citizen’s Academy offers an in-depth look of various Tustin Police Department units with classes taught by Tustin Police Department officers and detectives.


Citizen’s Academy is a multi-week program held one day a week that is designed to educate community members on the various aspects of police department operations. Topics include patrol procedures, investigations, dispatch, use of force review, and internal affairs investigations, among many others. Citizen’s Academy is also offered to our Spanish-speaking community members. Check out our videos for more information!

Contact: MRO Dana Harper

Contacto: Oficial Hector Frias

Behind The Badge articles:

Citizens graduate from Tustin PD course that sheds light on law enforcement 

Tustin Citizen’s Academy gives public an inside perspective on law enforcement

Citizens take aim in Tustin PD firearms familiarization course

Tustin PD hosts Spanish Academy to expand its outreach in the community 

Spanish-language Citizens’ Academy marks an important first for the Tustin PD 

Tustin PD graduates its second class of Spanish Citizens Academy students