Community Police Academy

Community members have the opportunity to learn what it takes to be a police officer through the Rockville Citizens Police Academy.

Participants 18 and older will learn about all aspects of the police department, receive hands-on training and earn a graduation certificate upon course completion. 

Classes will meet 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, March 26-May 14 in the conservatory of Glenview Mansion at Rockville Civic Center Park, 603 Edmonston Drive

A six-week course is available for residents who are 60 and older. Classes meet from 10:30 a.m.-noon on Wednesdays, April 1-May 6, in the Azalea Room of the Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Drive. Registration opens Tuesday, March 3 for senior center members and Thursday, March 5 for nonmembers

Topics will include:

  • Crime scene processing.
  • Firearms training simulations.
  • K-9 unit demonstrations.
  • Traffic law.
  • Detectives and investigations.
  • Bomb unit.


For registration or more information about the Community Police Academy, please contact Corporal Kevin McBride at 240-314-8922 or email Corporal Kevin McBride.