Citizens Police Academy/Law Enforcement Mini Academy

Citizen 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.
(This program is a prerequisite to becoming a VISCOMP member)

Enrollment in this course involves a 5-week commitment to attend weekly classes at the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Public Safety Center. Topics may include Analyzing a Crime Scene, Distracted Driving, Opioid Awareness, Internet Safety, Women in Law Enforcement, Career Opportunities with the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office, 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, and Volunteer Opportunities with the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office.

Citizen Police Academy (2023) will have 5 sessions. Each session will take place on five consecutive Thursday evenings from 5:30 PM to approximately 7:30 PM, at the Monmouth County Sheriff Public Safety Center, 2500 Kozloski Road, Freehold, NJ, and two other locations to be announced. The first session is on Thursday, September 21, 2023 and continues every Thursday until graduation on October 19, 2023.

To schedule, email Ted Freeman @ or call 732-431-6400 ext. 1110

Download the Application and Media Release Form to your computer, complete it and return no later than September 17, 2022