Citizens Academy

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Contact Information

Sergeant of Traffic Enforcement 
Aaron Fittery

Educating North Augusta Citizens 

The North Augusta Public Safety Department sponsors the Citizen's Police Academy with the goal of educating the citizens of North Augusta on the operations of the Department. This is accomplished through a series of lectures and hands-on activities.

The Citizen's Police Academy (CPA) is led by SGT Aaron Fittery, with all lectures and activities taught by Police Officers whose current assignments are directly involved in the policing activities covered in their segment of the academy. The CPA is conducted at North Augusta Public Safety Station Two where the Public Safety conducts their training. The equipment used during the CPA is the same equipment used to train police officers.

Who can attend:

Citizens who reside in the City of North Augusta who:

  • Are over 21 years of age and out of high school 
  •  Possess a valid South Carolina driver's license
  • Successfully complete a background investigation

Classes offered:

• 911 Operations 
• Criminal Investigation 
• Crime Prevention 
• Fingerprinting 
• Department Philosophy 
• Emergency Response Team Operations 
• Firearm Safety 
• Internal Affairs 
• K-9 Policing 
• Narcotics Enforcement 
• Fire Fighting  
• Recruiting, Ethics, and Training 
• Public Information
• Tactical Situation Response 
• Traffic and Patrol

Please click the video below for further information.

North Augusta Citizen Academy Video


Enrollment into the Citizens Police Academy is held two times a year: Spring and Fall. Interested parties may fill out an online application or call 803-279-2121 if you have any questions.