Bellaire Citizens' Police Academy


Class #4 is anticipated is to start in Spring 2024.

To apply, click here: Bellaire Citizens Police Academy Application

As the class start date approaches, you will be contacted in order of application received.  


The Bellaire Citizen's Police Academy is a free community-oriented Police Program designed for the citizens of Bellaire or those who work in the Bellaire area. The program has three main goals in mind:

  • To allow citizens to meet the men and women who serve the community.
  • To educate the public in how the police department operates and why law enforcement officials do what they do. 
  • To provide Bellaire Police Officers the opportunity to meet and hear from the citizens they serve. 

Participants are introduced to all aspects of law enforcement, including:

  • History of the Bellaire Police Department
  • The hiring process
  • Patrol Division
  • Dispatch
  • Firearms/Less than Lethal
  • Criminal Law
  • Crash Investigation
  • Traffic Stops/High Risk Stop
  • Drone Operations
  • Criminal Investigations Division

The class will meet on Tuesday nights and will run approximately 10 -11 consecutive weeks from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm.

If you have any questions, contact Officer Edwards at 713-662-8103 or by email

Participants must be at least 18 years of age to apply and will need to pass a background check.  

NOTE: The Bellaire Citizen's Police Academy is not a TCOLE licensing academy and WILL NOT certify attendees as law enforcement officers.