Citizens Police Academy

Are you a resident of McKinney, Texas? Are you looking to make a difference in your community? Do you have at least 7 hours/month to donate to volunteering? Are you looking for some excitement? Then you've come to the right place! Taking applications for Fall 2019 now

"The course content and the instructors for the academy were first rate and really held my attention. Being a member of the McKinney Citizens Police Academy and becoming a member of [MCOPA] serving the community is all I can ask for. Giving back feels great."

B.R., Graduate

Application Requirements:


Applicants must meet all of the following requirements: (a background investigation will be done)


  1. Be a citizen of the United States of America.

  2. Be at least 21 years of age.

  3. Be of good moral character.

  4. Be free from felony conviction.

  5. No Class A or B misdemeanor convictions within the previous two years.

  6. Successfully complete a background investigation.

  7. Exemplify integrity, loyalty, professionalism, and leadership.

  8. Possess and maintain a current and valid Texas driver's license.

  9. Possess and maintain valid vehicle liability insurance.

  10. Agree to act as an unpaid volunteer for the City of McKinney, Texas.

  11. Sign a release of liability for any personal or property damage.

  12. Be capable of performing all required duties.

  13. Provide emergency contact information.

  14. Maintain compliance with required minimum volunteer hours.

  15. Maintain internet and email access.

  16. Purchase and maintain required equipment.

  17. Commit to 80%+ attendance of the 14 week program.




Deliver or mail completed application to: 

Officer Trent Davis  (email:

McKinney Police Department

2200 Taylor-Burk Drive

McKinney, TX 75071

PH: 972-547-2700

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