The MARTA Police Citizen Police Academy is a ten-week program designed to provide a unique glimpse behind the badge of MARTA Police. The Academy offers metro area citizens a better understanding of the department and a greater awareness of the daily challenges faced by its officers.
Attendees will learn about departmental resources and programs and, more importantly, the men and women who comprise the MARTA Police Department. Classes will be a combination of lectures and interactive activities, with topics such as special operations, gang awareness, communications, firearm use and safety, crime prevention, crime scene investigation and patrol procedures.
Participation in the program is free. Applicants are required to be 18 years of age and must provide their own transportation to and from training. Acceptance into the program is subject to review of the applicant’s criminal record and police contact history. For more information please call 404-848-3670.