City of Winchester Missouri

St. Louis County Police Citizens Academy

If a sufficient number of Winchester residents do not sign up by mid-January, the class will be cancelled.  Classes begin Thursdays, February 15, 2018.


The Citizen Police Academy was developed to promote understanding and cooperation between the Department and the people it serves.  We are proud to offer the Citizens Academy to local residents and business employees and throughout our community.  We encourage our citizens to become actively involved in their neighborhood by providing information that can form a partnership with local law enforcement to aid in solving community problems.



  • To provide greater awareness and understanding between our department and the citizens we serve.
  • To inform participants with an understanding of the operations and resources of St. Louis County Police.
  • To provide insight into the divisions and functions of the department.

Citizen Academy Applications
If you are interested in attending this citizen's academy, contact City Hall to complete the application.  City Hall phone number is 636-391-0600.

Please know that all participants are required to complete a background check.  At the end of the Academy classes, which run six (6) consecutive weeks, each participant will receive a Certificte of Completion at a ceremony.  

The Academy is open to all City of Winchester residents and is free of charge.  Advanced registration is required.