Would you like to get an inside view of the life of a Public Safety Officer? Academy participants get hands-on training or observation of traffic stops, use of fire hoses and fire response, K9 handling, auto extrication and more. You’ll learn about the roles of first responders to police, fire and medical emergencies. This is an exciting, action-oriented course where you’ll interact directly with Public Safety Officers.
Who can participate?
The program is open to people who:
- Are over 21
- Live or work in Sunnyvale
- Can lift 15 pounds
- May handle a firearm safely
- Have no felony convictions, are not on probation, parole, or are required to register for specified offenses
Fingerprinting is required and will be done by Public Safety.
When does the group meet?
The Academy will meet every Thursday night from 6 to 9 p.m., starting Sept. 5 through Oct. 24, 2019.
How to apply
Fill out the Citizens Academy application
Send the completed application:
- By email to Lt. Elizabeth DiGiovanna
- In person or by mail to:
- City of Sunnyvale
Department of Public Safety
700 All America Way
Sunnyvale, CA 94088
Your application must be received by July 15
For more information, call 408-730-7100