Citizens Police Academy/Law Enforcement Mini Academy

Sheriff Shaun Golden’s Citizen Police Academy/Law Enforcement Mini Academy  offers county residents ages 14 and above a unique opportunity to learn about the complex roles of modern-day law enforcement agencies. Speakers from municipal, county, state and federal agencies offer insight into their roles in law enforcement as well as the role of citizens in assisting in those agencies in the war against crime and terrorism.

Enrollment in this course involves a 6 week commitment to attend weekly classes at the Monmouth County Police Academy. Topics include Internet Dangers and Safety Measure, Foreclosures, Distracted Driving, Safe CARGO, CarFit, Importance of Fitness in Public Safety, Gang Awareness, Tour of the Monmouth Couny Correctional Institution, Tour of the STARS Building, K-9 demo, Tour of the Sheriff’s Public Safety Center, Vehicle Display and Volunteer Opporunities.


Citizen Police Academy (2018) will have 6 sessions. Each session will take place on Thursday evening from 5:30 PM to approximately 7:30 PM. The first session is on Thursday, May 3rd and continues every Thursday until graduation on June 7th.

Contact Undersheriff Ted Freeman at (732) 431-6400 x1110 for additional information.