The Department of Public Safety, the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Department, the Lubbock Police Department and the Lubbock County District Attorney's Office have teamed up to offer a Law Enforcement Citizens Academy. This is a program designed to acquaint individuals who are not sworn police officers with the activities of local Law Enforcement.  

​​​Lubbock Law Enforcement Citizens Academy

​​Programs include topics like:

Department Organization and Ethics

 Overview of the Legal System - Criminal/Constitutional Law

Patrol Procedures

Use of Force - Patrol Procedures

Courtroom Proceedings

Courtroom Testimony

Firearms Training

SWAT Demonstrations

K-9 Demonstrations

Air Support


Traffic/DWI Enforcement

Jail tours

Bomb Squad



Domestic Violence