Citizens Public Safety Academy

The Citizens Public Safety Academy is a 28-30 hour block training program designed to give the public a working knowledge of the Red Oak Police and Fire Departments. It will consist of fourteen Thursday evening classes and one or two Saturday classes. The instruction is comprehensive and each week separate areas of the department are covered.

Training ​

​Robbery, Use of Force, S.W.A.T., Recruiting, Traffic Enforcement, Field Training and meeting the Chiefs of Police and Fire are some examples of the topics that will be covered. Instruction consists of lectures, tours and demonstrations. ​ ​

Slogan ​​

​The slogan of the Citizens Public Safety Academy is “Understanding through Education”. The goal is to educate the public about the Red Oak Police and Fire Departments and to increase the rapport between citizens and first responders. ​ ​

Join the Police and Fire Department ​​

​We hope the graduates of the Citizens Public Safety Academy become more aware and better informed about how the Police and Fire Departments operates, and will encourage friends, coworkers and family to join future Red Oak Citizens Public Safety Academies. Fill out the Citizens Public Safety Academy Application for Enrollment to get started today. ​ ​

​For additional information, contact Detective Matthew Bratcher at 469-218-7703 or
  1. Matthew Bratcher


Download and complete the below CPSA application today!