Citizens Police Academy

The Citizens Police Academy (CPA) is an eight to twelve week course held once a year from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and covers an array of subjects. This informative program provides participants an opportunity to have insight and learn about the different ways the Fort Worth Police Department operates from Training to Criminal Investigations.

Next CPA Class begins May 7, 2019Click here for the CPA Application.

Preliminary Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years old or older
  • Must not have any misdemeanor above a class C or Felonies
  • Must have a form of government identification
  • Must pass a background check
  • Must live or work within the City of Fort Worth
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    Application Process

    Applicants are encouraged to submit an application two weeks prior to the start of the next available
    academy class to ensure a class seat.

    • Must meet preliminary qualifications.
    • Complete Application and email to Adriana.Aguileta@fortworthtexas.gov
    • Applicants will be contacted regarding their application status via email or phone number provided on application.
    • Qualified applicants will be given the next available seat based on capacity.
    • All classes will be held at 1000 Calvert Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107.

    CPAA Coordinator

    For more information, please contact Officer Adriana Aguileta - (817) 392-4119 office, (682) 201-8744 cell, or email at Adriana.Aguileta@fortworthtexas.gov

    Citizens Police Academy Alumni

    Upon completion of the course, the student will have the opportunity to become an active CPA Alumni. Alumni attend monthly meetings to cover additional training on safety related topics and learn about volunteer opportunities.

    Citizens Police Academy (Spanish)

    The CPA Spanish is the same course given in English. It provides the opportunity for our communities to apply for the course in Spanish. It is a twelve week course provided once a year to interested candidates. For more information, please contact Officer Daniel Segura at (682) 225-5938 or via email at Daniel.Segura@fortworthtexas.gov

    The next CPA Spanish class will be held April 25, 2019. Click here for the CPA/Spanish Application.

    Fort Worth Police Department Honor Code


    I will respectfully serve the citizens of Fort Worth and the Fort Worth Police Department. I will dedicate myself to the protection of life, property, and our public trust. My integrity, character, and courage will be above reproach, and I will accept no less from other members of our department.