The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety holds a 12-week academy annually. This academy is designed to educate the public about the Department of Public Safety and to involve citizens in an interactive opportunity to get to know the officers and firefighters on a more personal level.
Approximately 30 citizens will be allowed to attend on a first-come, first-served basis. Academy dates vary from year to year, but the academy is traditionally held on Tuesday nights.
Community Service Officers
Crime Scene Investigations
Crime Scene Processing
Drug and Alcohol Enforcement
Emergency Medical Services
Extrication and air Bag Rescue Systems
Fire Size-Up and Fire Spread
Gang and Youth Related Issues
High Risk Car Stops
Search and Seizure
Tactical Team Response
Tours of the Police and Fire Departments
Citizens interested in attending should:
Live in, work in, or be a current student within the City of Grants Pass
Fill out an application
Pass a criminal background check
Participate in at least 9 of the 12 nights
Be at least 18 years of age with a valid driver's license
Application Period Open
The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety will be holding its 29th Citizen's Public Safety Academy beginning Tuesday, August 27, 2018. Deadline for Application is: August 2, 2018.