The Town of Tonawanda Police Department conducts a Citizen Police Academy (CPA) every January.  NOTE: To be eligible for the Advanced Class you must have completed the Basic Class.   Some of the highlights of the Advanced Class include a K-9 demonstration, firearms training, Crime Scene Processing with practical exercises in photography, latent fingerprint development and evidence collection.

The next Advanced Citizen's Police Academy class begins on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. We have spots available for anyone who has already taken the Basic CPA class. For more information please contact CPA Coordinator, Capt. Timothy Waring at 879-6652 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The class structure alternates every year starting in January.

September 2019, we are instructing the BASIC ACADEMY

January will be for those interested in the ADVANCED ACADEMY.

For the Basic Course please click here


For the Advanced Course please click here



CPA CLASS email 

Citizen Police Academy. On the Shooting Range