Citizen Police Academy

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Registration for the 2022 Citizen Police Academy is closed. We are excited to host another class next spring!

Go behind the scenes in the Fountain Inn Police Department with the Citizen Police Academy!

This free fourteen-week course will give you an in-depth look into how our police department operates and the work of a local police officer. Participants of the course are also eligible to serve on the Citizen's Review Committee.

Classes are held on Thursdays from 6 -8 pm, beginning on March 2nd, 2022. 

There are only fifteen openings for the 2022 class, be sure to register today

What you will learn during the course:

  • Overview of the Fountain Inn Police Department, including our structure and mission
  • Hiring, Recruitment, and Training of Police Officers
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Crime Analysis
  • Community Outreach
  • Officer Survival
  • Traffic Enforcement
  • Victim Assistance
  • Civilian Response to Active Threats


Contact Sgt. Troy McBride at or call (864)862-4461.