Galveston Police Department
Call Us: 409-765-3702

GPD Citizens Police Academy begins 6-9-14

We are pleased to announce that the Galveston Police Department’s 36th Citizens Police Academy will be held at The Grand 1894 Opera House located 2020 Postoffice. Classes will begin on Monday, June 9, 2014 and meet each Monday through August 25, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. There is no charge for the class or materials.

The Citizens Police Academy offers insight into Officer Recruitment and Training, Criminal Investigation, S.W.A.T., Crime Scene Investigation, the K-9 Unit, Firearms Training, Vice and Narcotics and much, much more. More importantly, it offers a unique opportunity to connect with your police department.

Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn about Galveston’s Police Department – what they do and why they do it. This is also a great opportunity to become more involved in your community, network with others throughout the community, and ultimately come together in partnership with your police department to improve your community.


Applicants should be 18 years of age or older and either live or work in the City of Galveston. Due to the sensitive subject matter applicants will be subjected to a background check. Participants must attend at least 9 classes to successfully complete the course.

You may register online HERE or print and mail a completed application to:

Galveston Police Dept.

Attn: Sgt Destin Sims

601 54th suite 200 Galveston, TX 777551


For further information and to register for the class, please contact

Sgt. Destin Sims.    Office: 409-765-3606      Email: