Biggest Little City

Community Action and Outreach


Mission Statement

We proudly serve the public by keeping them informed about issues pertaining to law enforcement, educating them about crime prevention, and facilitating a partnership between our community and the Reno Police Department.

Quick Links

Charter Schools: In accordance with revisions to AB 321 relating to school police officers, Charter Schools are required to provide certain notice to the primary law enforcement agency. Required forms for the Reno Police Department can be found here along with additional helpful information.

Citizens Police Academy: Open to residents throughout Washoe County, the Truckee Meadows Citizens Police Academy shows citizens how police officers and deputies are trained for the challenges of a career in law enforcement, as well as the many disciplines and skills in which they must be proficient.

Community Presentations: The Reno Police Department offers quality presentations on a variety of topics to community groups, schools, businesses, and other organizations.

Neighborhood Watch: Learn more about the Neighborhood Watch program and how you can form a planning committee.

Ride-Along Program: The Reno Police Department has a Ride-Along program that allows citizens to accompany a police officer in a patrol car while he or she is working. 

Citizens Police Academy attendee learns about gun safety.Kids visit with K-9 and handler at Cops and Kids PicnicSWAT member shows truck at Open House.


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