Citizens Police Academy

The next session of the Merriam Police Department Citizen’s Academy is from August 24th 2016 to October 26th 2016. The classes take place on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm. Citizens can register online or by calling the Merriam Police Department at 913-322-5560. Applicants do not have to be Merriam residents.

If you are interested in joining the Citizens' Police Academy Class, please complete the online application.

Citizens Police Academy Courses

  • Academy Introduction, Crime Trends, Tour of Station
  • Patrol Procedures
  • Taser Demo
  • Firearms
  • Tour of Jail
  • Detective Unit, Domestic Violence, Prosecution
  • Traffic Stops/Speed Enforcement, Accident Investigation
  • Use of Force, Defensive Tactics
  • Dispatch Tour, Lab Tour “CSI”
  • Home Security, DUI Investigations   
  • Search and Seizure