Upcoming classes:

 Guardian Academy classes now open for targeted registration. Register and attend only the classes which interest you with no obligation to complete the entire program.

Information and Registration available below.


The Guardian Academy is the recipient of the

International Association of Chiefs of Police  

2018 Leadership in Crime Prevention Award


Provide education, information, and access to resources that promote and reinforce healthy relationships and communication within families.

Any responsible person put in care, control, custody, and GUARDIANship of a child.

  • Parents
  • Guardians
  • Grandparents
  • Coaches
  • Teachers*
  • Counselors*
  • Caregivers
  • Day Care Workers
  • Social Workers
  • Case Managers

* Continuing Education Hours 

Topics Include:

  • Social Media & Internet Safety
  • Bullying & Cyber-Bullying
  • Digital Leadership
  • Human Trafficking
  • Current Drug Trends
  • Teen Brain and Development
  • Family Communication Tools
  • Mental & Behavioral Health
  • Suicide Awareness & Prevention
  • Building Child Resiliency
  • Connect with a variety of resources

The Chandler Police Department is offering a basic knowledge of various situations that life exposes our children to daily and the warning signs of criminal or risky adolescent behavior.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • 18 years of age at the time of the Academy
  • No felony arrests
  • No sex offenders
  • Background checks are conducted on each candidate

Certificate and CEU Standards:

  • 100% attendance required for a certificate (no make-ups)
  • CEUs are credited for the hours attended

When is the Guardian Academy offered?  The Guardian Academy is offered in the Spring and Fall.   

Upcoming classes:  The Guardian Academy is  scheduled for September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and Oct 7, 2021. Classes are for six consecutive Thursday evenings from 6 – 9 pm. Registration is now available. Please scroll down to register. (updated 07/26/2021)

Contact Officer Noah Dueker if you have any questions at  noah.dueker@chandleraz.gov

Fall 2021 Schedule:

  • Sept 2, Stephanie Siete- Drugs and Trends 6 pm – 9 pm
  • Sep 9, Red Light Rebellion- Human Trafficking 6 pm – 9pm
  • Sep 16, AZ Attorney General Office- Cyberbulllying 6 pm – 7:30 pm
  •               City of Chandler Aquatics- Water Safety 7:30 pm – 9 pm
  • Sep 23, Katey McPherson- Teen Brain/Development 6 pm – 9 pm
  • Sep 30, Julianne Haddad/Rajani Rastogi- Anxiety 6 pm – 7:30 pm
  •               Aaron Jones- Cyber Safety 7:30 pm – 9 pm
  • Oct 7, Dr Paula McCall- Suicide Pre/Post-vention 6 pm – 9 pm

Fee: FREE.  All that’s required is your commitment to our children.

Class Hours:  6 PM – 9 PM (for six nights).  Please arrive 15 minutes prior to sign-in and be seated as we start promptly.  

Location: Chandler Police Department – Main Station – Community Room: 250 E Chicago St

Click here for directions

NOTE: The Chandler Police Department will provide light snacks and waters.