Citizens' Academy

The purpose of the Citizens' Academy is to acquaint residents of Hinesville with the goals, objectives, organizational structure, and general operating procedures of the Hinesville Police Department. We also want to promote good will, mutual understanding, and encourage community support of common goals and objectives.

This is a 24-hour course consisting of 11 two-hour classes and a two-hour shadowing sessions. Classes are on Tuesday evenings from 6-8 p.m.

To participate, individuals must:
  • Be a citizen of Hinesville
  • Be 18 years of age
  • Have no criminal record
The next Citizens' Academy course will begin on Tuesday, February 18. Class dates are as follows:
  • Tuesday, February 18
  • Tuesday, February 25
  • Tuesday, March 3
  • Tuesday, March 10
  • Tuesday, March 17
  • Tuesday, March 24
  • Tuesday, March 31
  • Tuesday, April 7
  • Tuesday, April 14
  • Tuesday, April 24
Applications will be available beginning Monday, January 6. To download an application, click here.