Citizens Police Academy

2020 Citizens Police Academy Update

August 10, 2020

The Village of Mount Pleasant Police Department is sorry to announce the 2020 Citizen Police Academy class has been cancelled. This is not a decision we have taken lightly and there are two overriding concerns that have caused us to make the decision at this time.

First, our primary concern is always the safety and health of those participating in the class. We have designed the class around student interaction and participation. With the current social distancing recommendation many of the interactive activates would not be possible.

Second, the increasing number of positive cases and the always evolving recommendations from the CDC to maximize public safety, we felt it best to postpone the class.

All involved in the organizing and instructing the Citizen Police Academy are looking forward to the possibility of a spring 2021 class, if conditions are suitable for instruction and participation.

Thank you for your understanding and support of the Mount Pleasant Citizen Police Academy. We’ll continue to do everything we can to help and support our community stay safe, informed, and connected.

Captain Stroupe


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The Mount Pleasant Police Department is committed to creating a cooperative relationship between the police and those who live in, work in, or visit our community. To fulfill our continuing effort to improve police/community understanding and cooperation, we have implemented the Citizen Police Academy Program. Hopefully, by being exposed to the duties of the police department employees, you will have a clearer understanding of their role in our Village and in today's society.

Our program is supported by grants made available through the Racine Community Foundation.

Please read the Citizen Police Academy rules, found in the left-hand menu, before proceeding to the CPA Application.