Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Interested in Becoming a Police Officer?

Open enrollment for the 2017 Teen Police Academy for ages 13-18 has begun. The 12-week academy will begin on Feb. 22 and end on May 11. Classes will be held on Wednesday nights from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Police Department. Applicants will be accepted on a first come, first served basis, and all applicants will undergo a small background check. First priority is given to students who live and/or attend school in Chula Vista. As we anticipate the class will fill up very quickly, we recommend acting immediately.    

Interested teens should complete the application, then email it to Applications can also be dropped off at the front office of the Chula Vista Police Department, at Fourth Avenue and F Street.   

Please contact Officer Angela Gaines at, or at 691-5187, if you’ve emailed an application and do not receive a reply within 48 hours.