Citizens' Police Academy For Residents

The Upper St. Clair Police Department started hosting a Citizens' Police Academy in the Fall of 1998. The Academy classes, which are usually held in the Fall, are conducted at the Police Department once a week for seven weeks. The course syllabus includes instruction and scenario based training on various aspects of law enforcement.

    Objectives include:
  • An overview of the criminal justice system
  • Local ordinances, crimes and vehicle code issues
  • The U.S. Constitution and citizens' rights
  • Firearms safety, use of force and defensive tactics
  • Patrol procedures, traffic stops, speed enforcement and officer safety
  • Criminal, drug, and gang investigations
  • Domestic crimes, custody disputes and missing children
  • The role of the District Attorney and the District Court
  • Local crimes, current investigations, programs and public issues

Upper St. Clair residents who are interested in this program should complete the application form. Mail or deliver it to the Upper St. Clair Police Department, 1820 McLaughlin Run Road, Upper St. Clair, PA 15241. There is no fee.

If you have questions or need further information, contact the Police Administration office, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 412.833.1113.

Contact the

USC Police

Emergency Calls
Dial 412-833-7500
or 911


Administration Office
Monday - Friday

8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Non-Emergency Calls
412-833-1113

1820 McLaughlin Run Road  Upper St. Clair, PA 15241
USC Police Department