The Citizens Academy is a stimulating eight week program that gives business, civic, community and inter-faith leaders an inside look at the FBI. The mission of the Citizens Academy is to foster a greater understanding of the role of federal law enforcement, and the FBI’s role within the community, through education and open and honest discussion.  Classes will be held on Tuesday, for eight weeks, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., week eight is the graduation and class dinner.  A light dinner is served prior to each class from 5:15 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The Citizens Academy is a competitive process and acceptance is not guaranteed. Class participants are selected by Executive Management and limited to 35 attendees. All applicants will receive a notification letter one month prior to the start date, via USPS. 

For information about the next Citizens Academy, visit the FBI Los Angeles Community Outreach Citizens Academy program


Citizens Academy Brochure