Citizen's Academy

The Swansea Police Department holds their six week citizen's academy annually. In order to participate, one must live or work within the village. 
 All participants receive information on personal protection, home protection, drug education, scenario/video based tactical decision making, crime scene processing, traffic stops, officer involved shootings, special response team (SRT) demonstration, K-9 demonstration, speeches from St. Clair County State's Attorney and the United States Attorney, live Taser demonstration, and citizen ride alongs with patrol officers. 
 Please monitor our website and Facebook page for information about the 2024 Citizen's Academy.