The City of Charlotte is committed to educating residents on all areas of our organization. The city offers multiple academies that teach residents how to become civic leaders.
The Citizens’ Academy program helps CMPD build community relationships and creates a cadre of citizens who are better informed about police work and the services their police department offer to the community.
Learn more about the CMPD Citizen's Academy
The Community Planning Academy is a free educational program accessible to any resident who is interested in learning more about the role planning plays in building communities. Community Planning Academy’s goal is to empower residents with a better understanding of community planning so they can effectively engage in planning efforts both in their neighborhood and the city.
Learn more about the Community Planning Academy