The Burien Police Department is currently accepting applications for the fall session of its Community Police Academy, which starts Sept. 7, 2023.

This is an opportunity to learn about your Burien/SeaTac Police Departments.

During this program, you will meet your officers, get a better understanding of police policy, tactics and resources…and have a lot of fun along the way.

Classes will be held on Thursday evenings from 6–9 p.m., from Sept. 7 – Nov. 2, 2023.

Applications are due by Aug. 24, 2023, and space is limited.


  • 18+ years old
  • Lives or works in either Burien or SeaTac
  • Able to commit to all 9 sessions
  • No prior felony convictions
  • Pass a criminal history background check


  • WHEN: Thursday evenings from Sept. 7 – Nov. 2, 2023, from 6–9 p.m.
  • DEADLINE: Applications are due by Aug. 24, 2023.
  • WHERE: WA State Criminal Justice Training Center (map below).



Email Burien PD CSO Michiko Wilson at [email protected].

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