The City of Roswell will reopen City Hall (38 Hill Street) and their facility at 1810 Hembree Road on Monday, June 15, 2020. Both facilities will resume normal business hours and will be open for walk-in appointments, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please visit for details and for information regarding the City of Roswell coronavirus response.

Citizens' Police Academy

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Officer Jennifer Bennett
Phone: 770-640-4380
Email Officer Bennett

Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

39 Hill Street
Roswell, GA 30075

Join the Citizens' Police Academy

The Roswell Police Department invites residents of Roswell, along with Roswell business owners, to attend the Citizens' Police Academy. This free program is designed to introduce members of the public to various functions of police work.

The Fall 2020 session of the 10-week academy will begin on Tuesday, August 18, 2020. It will be held every Tuesday from 6:30 PM until 9:30 PM. The first Academy class will be held at the Roswell Police Department, located at 39 Hill Street, Roswell, GA 30075. Graduation will be held on October 20, 2020.

The Fall 2020 session in now full.

Our Goal

The Citizens' Police Academy is part of the community policing efforts of the Roswell Police Department. We urge you, the members of our community, to participate and learn about your Police Department, its mission, and the men and women serving you in your community daily.

Each week the class focuses on a specific division of the Police Department, giving students an overview of the Department's duties and responsibilities. Some of the Divisions covered are:
  • 9-1-1 Center
  • Criminal Investigations Division
  • K-9 Operations
  • The Office of Professional Standards
  • Special Operations Unit
  • SWAT
  • Traffic Enforcement Unit
  • Uniform Patrol Division
The program is free to Roswell residents and Roswell business owners 21 years of age or older.