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Sheriff's Office

Partner with the BCSO Deputies and make a difference by taking an active role in being the caretakers of your community and your fellow citizens. Join our effort!

Citizen's Academy

415 Tijeras NW, 4th Floor
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102

Hours: 8:00 A.M - 5:00 P.M Monday-Friday

Start Date: Our fall class is currently full. The next class is scheduled for February 2019! Sign up soon! Classes fill up fast.



  • Applicant must be at least 18 years of age
  • Applicant cannot have any felony convictions
  • Applicant cannot have any misdemeanor or D.W.I arrests within the past 3 years
  • Applicant must pass a background check
  • Applicant must complete a Citizen Police Academy applicant and signed waiver of liability form
  • Applicant needs to be available to attend the one night a week, 3 hour block of training for the 16 week program

Learn About

  • Officer Selection and Training
  • Laws of Arrest / Search & Seizure
  • The purpose of having Specialty Units (i.e. S.W.A.T., K-9, Narcotics, CSI and more)
  • Use of Force and Hands on Scenario Based Training

Contact Us Today!

Phone: 505) 804-0004


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