The Citizen's Academy is designed to offer citizens insight into modern-day policing through hands-on training conducted by Eagan Police Officers. 

Citizen's Academy application 

The 2024 Citizen's Academy is now full.

The training includes information on department history, a tour of the Police Facility, a K-9 demonstration, a review of typical police calls, DUI demonstration, narcotics presentation, laws of arrest, search and seizure, self-defense and use of force simulations. 

The Eagan Police Department's Citizen's Academy runs once a year in the spring and is completed after eight weeks of class.  The Academy is held on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 — 9:00 p.m. at the Eagan Police Department.

The 2024 Citizen's Academy:

  • Wednesday, March 6th
  • Wednesday, March 13th
  • Wednesday, March 20th
  • Wednesday, March 27th
  • Wednesday, April 3rd
  • Wednesday, April 10th
  • Wednesday, April 17th
  • Wednesday, April 24th 

Participants must live or work in Eagan, must be 18 years old, and are subject to a background check.  The class is limited to the first 25 applicants who pass a background check.

Applications will be accepted starting Monday, January 8th, 2024.  Please include a copy of your drivers licence or government identification with your application.  

For additional information or questions, please contact Crime Prevention Specialist Jill Ondrey at (651) 675-5700 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..