Citizen Programs

Request a Speaker

You can request a speaker to come to your next civic group meeting to speak on contemporary police issues facing the community. If you have a specific topic you would like more information on, or would like an officer to come and address your next meeting, complete and submit the online form. The form will be electronically submitted, and an officer will call you back to schedule your meeting. Please allow 3 to 4 weeks for proper scheduling of personnel.

Access the Request a Speaker form
Senior Academy Flyer 2023

Senior Citizen Police Academy

The Suffolk Police Department is inviting senior citizens in the local area to participate in the Senior Citizens Academy, which will be held from June 7 to August 16, 2023. The Academy offers a unique opportunity for seniors to learn more about the department and improve their personal safety.


During the Academy, students will be taught about various topics, such as law enforcement history, driving course demonstrations, crime scene investigations, crime prevention, training simulations, and S.W.A.T. The students will also receive an overview of the department, including its assets, capabilities, and personnel. Additionally, they will be given tours of facilities and opportunities for hands-on learning.


The classes will be held on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., starting on June 7 and running through August 16. The classes will take place at Suffolk Police Headquarters, located at 111 Henley Place.


Registration is currently open, and the deadline for applications is May 19. The application process includes a background check for all applicants.


Applications can be submitted in person or mailed to the Suffolk Police Department at Attention: Sgt. Eric Crawley, 111 Henley Place, Suffolk, VA 23434. Applications can also be emailed to

Click Here for Senior Citizen Academy Application
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