Community Academy

March 26, 2024 through April 30, 2024

The Alhambra Police Department Community Academy is a FREE course designed to provide an in-depth look at the principles and practices of a law enforcement agency.

The Community Academy classes are held one night a week over the span of six weeks. Participants in the program will learn about:

  • Patrol Operations
  • Homeless Outreach and Engagement Policing
  • Officer Safety
  • Narcotics
  • Self-Defense Training
  • and much more!

Students are given the opportunity to ride along with a patrol officer on duty. After completion of the program, each student graduates with a better understanding of how the Alhambra Police Department serves our community.


Alhambra residents and business persons interested in attending the Community Academy must be at least 18 years of age. Applicants with outstanding warrants, pending criminal court cases, a serious misdemeanor conviction, or any felony conviction, will not be invited to participate in the Community Academy. Space is limited. Deadline to apply is Tuesday, March 5, 2024

For more information or questions, contact the Crime Prevention Office at 626-570-5177 or email Crime Prevention.

Community Academy Application

  1. Eligibility Requirements for acceptance into the Community Academy are:

    • Applicant’s Minimum Age is 18 years
    • The Applicant Lives or Works in the City of Alhambra
    • The Applicant Does Not Have a Serious Misdemeanor Conviction or a Felony Conviction
    • The Applicant Does Not Have Any Criminal Cases Pending in Court 
    • Applicant Does Not Have Outstanding Warrants For His/Her Arrest
    • Submit a copy of your DL/ID card with your application
  2. Do you live or work in Alhambra?*
  3. Do you have a criminal court case pending against you?*
  4. Do you have any outstanding warrants for your arrest?*
  5. Have you ever been convicted of a crime?*
  6. Are you currently on probation or parole for this conviction?*
  7. Agreement

    I attest that I have completed this application truthfully. I consent to a records search of my driving and criminal history. I understand I may be asked to provide a fingerprint card to determine my eligibility for the Alhambra Police Department Community Academy. If accepted as a student, I agree to abide by all rules and regulations and to have no more than one absence during the course. 

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