Public Awareness - Citizen's Police Academy


Community Awareness
The Police Department is proud to offer the citizens of Fort Smith and surrounding areas a manner in which they can learn and enhance their understanding between the citizens of Fort Smith and its officers.

If you are interested in attending, a downloadble brochure and form are provided to you in Adobe .PDF file format. Please print the brochure, complete the form and either return it to the Information Desk or mail it the Police Department for processing. You will need Adobe Reader to view this .PDF file. Adobe Reader is free software that lets you open, view, search, and print Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files. Get the latest version of Adobe Reader  Download Adobe Reader Now!.

For more information please contact:

Officer Wes Milam
Community Relations Officer
(479)709-5080
Or email: tmilam@FortSmithPD.org


Can Anyone Attend?
You must be 18 or older to apply to the academy. Due to the sensitive nature of some of the topics, applicants will be subjected to a limited background check to determine their suitability. The check will be limited to criminal history and warrant information. The information will not be used for any other purposes nor shared with any other persons or entity.


Graduating Class Photographs
Listed below are some recent graduating class photographs.




Class 2008 01
Class 2008 01
Class 2008 02 Youth Class 2004 02
Class 2008 02 Youth Class 2004 02
Class 2004 01 Class 2003 02
Class 2004 01 Class 2003 02
Class 2003 01 Class 2003 1H
Class 2003 01 Class 2003 1H