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. The Rockville City Police Department is accepting applications for the free, eight- to 10-week course, which will be held in March, April and May.

A six-week course is available for residents who are 60 and older

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 Ken Matney at 240-314-8922 or email Corporal Ken Matney.