The Town of Tonawanda Police Department conducts a Citizen Police Academy (CPA) every January.  NOTE: To be eligible for the Advanced Class you must have completed the Basic Class.   Some of the highlights of the Advanced Class include a K-9 demonstration, firearms training, Crime Scene Processing with practical exercises in photography, latent fingerprint development and evidence collection.

For more information please contact CPA Coordinator, Detective Gary Reinhart at 879-6628 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

The class structure alternates every year starting in January.

January 2020  is for those interested in the ADVANCED ACADEMY. (Again you must have the Basic first)

For the Basic Course in January 2021 please click here


For the Advanced Course January 2020 please click here



CPA CLASS email 

Citizen Police Academy. On the Shooting Range