City of Red Wing

Citizen's Academy

The Red Wing Police Department’s Citizens Academy is a community awareness program that offers residents a firsthand look at the philosophies of law enforcement and internal operations of your police department. The program provides information about:

  • Crime prevention
  • Law enforcement services
  • Evidence collection, community policing and parking
  • Traffic enforcement
  • Investigations
  • Use of Force toos/equipment
  • Adult Detention Center

The Academy is structured so attendees learn about law enforcement, and Police Department staff learn from residents. Classes also cover many duties that challenge law enforcement personnel. The program encompasses a total of 18 hours of presentations and hands-on exercies from varioius Department personnel..
Class Photos.

Applications are now being taken for the 2017 Citizens Academy, which will begin on October 5th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  The classes will be held each Thursday evening for six sessions. Sign up to attend by completing a registration form.

Upon completion of the form, please mail, email or deliver it to Tim Bohmbach:

Red Wing Police Department
430 West 6th Street
Red Wing, MN 55066