Wausau Wisconsin


January 17, 2018

Wausau Police Department Citizen's Academy 

Wausau Police Department hosts a Citizen’s Academy twice a year. The purpose of the Academy is to expose interested citizens to the work of our Departmental Personnel. It consists of class one night a week, for eight weeks, for 2 ½ hours per class. Below is the Spring Course Schedule. If you’re interested in getting signed up for the Spring or Fall classes, please fill out and submit our Citizen’s Academy application form (Online) (Printable PDF).  Priority will be given first to those who live and work in the City Of Wausau, then to the Metro area.

Spring 2017 Training Schedule

(Download Training Schedule PDF)

1-Thursday, March 16, 2017 (6:00-08:30 pm)

Welcome, Department History, Recruitment, Field Training, Department Tour

Presenters: Officers Martin, Copas, Lieutenant VanLieshout


2-Thursday, March 23, 2017 (6:00-08:30 pm)

Firearms/Deadly Force

Presenter: Officers Phillips, Martin, Copas


3-Thursday, March 30, 2017 (6:00-08:30 pm)

Jail/Dispatch Tour

Presenter: Officers Martin, Copas


4-Thursday, April 13, 2017 (6:00-08:30 pm)

Drugs/Gans in briefing room

Presenters: CRO Unit


5-Thursday, April 20, 2017 (6:00-08:30 pm)

Defense and Arrest Tactics/Taser

Presenters: Officers Porath, Martin, Copas  


6-Thursday, April 27, 2017 (6:00-08:30 pm)

OWI Investigations

Presenter:  Lieutenant Felder, Officers Martin, Copas


7-Thursday, May 4, 2017 (6:00-08:30 pm)

K-9 Demo:  Officer Jaeger

Presenter:  TBD


8-Thursday, May 11, 2017 (6:00-08:30 pm)

Detective Bureau 

Presenter: TBD


9-Thursday, May 18, 2017 (6:00-08:30 pm)

Graduation Ceremony