Orland Park Police Department Offers Citizens' Police Academy

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Orland Park Police Department. Applications are due by August 19.

The Orland Park Police Department will again host its Citizens’ Police Academy, offering an inside perspective into law enforcement in the Village of Orland Park.

Learn about the functions of the Orland Park Police Department, including patrol, traffic, investigations, school resource officers and more. See how the department’s K-9 unit works and participate in mock traffic stop demonstrations. 

The academy will be held on nine consecutive Tuesday evenings, Sept. 2 through Oct. 28, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.. The class is limited in size and is open to adults age 18 and older. A criminal history review will be conducted on registrants prior to acceptance into the academy.

There is no charge to participate and completed registration forms must be submitted to the department. Registration forms may be downloaded from the village’s website.

For more information, contact Officer Charles Barth at 708-364-4736. Completed registration forms are due August 19. 


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