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 the Monmouth County Sheriff’s office and other public safety 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 Sheriff’s Public Safety Center. Topics include Analyzing a Crime Scene, Distracted Driving, Opioid Awareness, Internet Safety, Women in Law Enforcement, Career Opportunities as a Public Safety Telecommunicator, Tour of the Monmouth County Correctional Institution, CERT Team demonstration, Tour of the STARS Building including simulator demonstrations, K-9 team demo, Tour of the Sheriff’s Public Safety Center, Volunteer Opportunities and a law enforcement vehicle display,,

Citizen Police Academy will have 6 sessions and will be offered in the fall at the Monmouth County Sheriff Public Safety Center, 2500 Kozloski Road, Freehold, NJ. 

Applications can be obtained from the Sheriff’s Office Website,, click on community outreach,  then click on Citizen Police Academy/Law Enforcement Mini Academy, or call and leave a message for Selina Mishkin at 732-431-6400 extension 1185 or send an email to to have an application package sent to you.


Download the Application and Media Release Form to your computer, complete it and return no later than September 13, 2019

Citizen Police Academy (2019) 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, September 19th and continues every Thursday until graduation on October 24th.

Contact Selina Mishkin at or 732-431-6400 Ext. 1185 for additional information.