Community Programs

  1. Citizens' Police Academy

    Learn how to gain access to information that will give you an understanding of the Police Department's operations.

  2. Explorers Program

    Find out how a young man or woman may join this program to gain integrity, discipline, and self-esteem to be used throughout their lives.

  3. National Night Out

    National Night Out is a community-police awareness-raising event in the United States. The event has been held annually since 2013 and is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch in the United States and Canada. The event is meant to increase awareness about police programs in communities, such as drug prevention, town watch, neighborhood watch, and other anti-crime efforts.

  4. Volunteers in Police Service

    Check out how to be a volunteer with the Gulf Shores Police Department.

  5. Youth Academy

    The Academy is for boys and girls in the seventh to ninth grades or ages 12 to 15. The Academy is hosted each summer at the Gulf Shores High School Cadets will learn about crime prevention, CPR, and firearms safety, as well as activities to help build physical fitness, confidence and leadership skills.