Applications now being accepted for a class which begins 09-28-16.  Applications at WPD.

Watertown Police Department Citizen Police Academy

The Citizens Police Academy provides an excellent opportunity for citizens, who live in or own a business in the Town of Watertown to become familiar with the day-to-day operations of the Police Department.


Classes are held at the Watertown Police Department for 8 consecutive weeks.  On the 8th week there will be a ceremony where members will be given certificates and a group photo will be taken.


Fall 2016 CPA class begins 09-28-16 and continues for 8 Wednesdays through 11-16-16.  Time for each class is 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. 


Some of the topics to be covered include:

Meet Chief of Police and Deputy Chief of Police

Introduction to Watertown PD & Tour of facility

K9 Demonstration

Crime Prevention

911 Communications/ Meet a Dispatcher 

Personal and Home Safety

Identity Theft Prevention / Meet a Detective


Traffic Safety

Demonstration on how Radar and Laser speed units work

SWAT Presentation / Equipment Display

Ride Along with a Police Officer


Any questions please contact Lt. Spencer Cerruto at 860-945-5200, ext. 233

*If interested in attending this 8 week program please obtain an application at the Watertown PD.  Application Deadline is September 25, 2016.




(860) 945-5200
195 French Street Watertown Ct, 06795