Citizen's Police Academy

The Malden Police Department’s Citizen’s Police Academy is a free, seven week educational program designed to offer local residents and business owners an opportunity to learn about  the inner workings of the Malden Police Department.

Topics Include:

- About MPD
- Patrol Procedures
- Criminal Law & Procedure
- Use of Force & Officer Safety
- Special Operations Unit
- Traffic Enforcement & Vehicle Stops
- Criminal Investigations
- Scams & Fraud Prevention
- Canine Unit

Applicants must be Malden residents or Malden business owners and at least 18 years of age.  All applicants are subject to a background check.

*The 2020 Citizen’s Police Academy is full and we are no longer accepting applications.  Dates for the 2021 academy will be announced via this website and Malden Police social media in the Winter of 2021.

Questions about the program should be directed to Sergeant Steven Fitzpatrick at 781-397-7171 or via email