News Story


Camarillo Police Department's Citizen Academy
12/1/2015 12:00:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Camarillo Police Department's Citizen Academy


Camarillo Police Department 3701 E. Las Posas Road, Camarillo

Date & Time:

February 2, 2016 at 6 PM

Unit(s) Responsible:

Community Resource Unit



On Tuesday, February 2, 2016, the Camarillo Police Department will begin its 32nd Citizen's Academy program. The Citizen Academy is a twelve-week course designed to give citizens an overview of the police department's function and operational procedures.


There will be presentations by a Superior Court Judge, K-9 Officer, Special Weapons and Tactics team members, Bomb Squad, Narcotic Officers, and many others.  Participants will have the opportunity to meet the Camarillo Police Department's Chief of Police and get a comprehensive tour of the police station. There will be field trips to the Pre-Trial Detention Facility, Juvenile Hall, Sheriff's dispatch, the Sheriff's Training Academy, and the Heliport.


Anyone interested in attending the Citizen's Academy can obtain an application at the Camarillo Police Station or contact the Community Resource Unit at (805) 388-5155. Potential candidates must be at least 18 years of age, have no felony convictions and have no misdemeanor convictions within one year of applying.


Classes will meet on Tuesday's beginning February 2, 2016, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM for twelve weeks, and will be held in the community room at the Camarillo Police Station.


Prepared by:

Deputy Mario Molina


News Release Date:

November 24, 2015


Media Follow-Up Contact:

Deputy Mario Molina 805.388-5155


Approved by:

Captain Cory Rubright



Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime.  The caller may remain anonymous.  The call is not recorded.  Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).