Guardian Academy

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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

Topics Include:

  • Social Media & Internet Safety
  • Bullying & Cyber-Bullying
  • Digital Leadership
  • 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 Buckeye 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 Standards:

  • 100% attendance required for a certificate (no make-ups)

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

Fall 2019 Dates:  Tuesday evenings September 10, 17, 24, and October 1, 2019.  The Academy registration will open ONE month prior to the start date. Registration deadline is September 4, 2019.

Spring 2020 Dates:  To be determined.

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

Class Hours:  6 PM – 8:30 PM (for four nights).  Please arrive 15 minutes prior to sign-in and be seated as we start promptly.  

Location: Buckeye Public Library – Coyote Branch – 21699 W Yuma Rd #116, Buckeye

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NOTE: The Buckeye Police Department will provide light refreshments each night and a meal on the last evening.

If you are interested in registering, please fill out the Guardian Academy Application online.  You may also print/fill out the Application and email it to or drop it off to the Buckeye Police Department at 21699 W. Yuma Road, Suite 104, Buckeye, AZ  85326.

If you have any questions, please email