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Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  3 April 1987 (USA)
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The misfit Police Academy (1984) graduates now are assigned to train a group of civilian volunteers to fight crime once again plaguing the streets.

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A new batch of recruits arrives at Police Academy, this time a group of civilian volunteers who have joined Commandant Lassard's new Citizens on Patrol program. Although the community relations project has strong governmental support, a disgusted Captain Harris is determined to see it fail. Written by Kevin Ackley <kackley1@aol.com>

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Take off with the original cast... and some new civilian recruits as they take to the streets and the skies to fight crime. See more »

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Academia de Polícia 4: A Patrulha do Cidadão  »

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Contrary to popular belief, the absence of Art Metrano (who played Mauser in Police Academy 2 and 3) was not due to his fall which left him paralyzed. The fall occurred in September 1989, two years after this movie was released. See more »

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The official movie poster depicts Michael Winslow with a moustache, despite him not having one in the film. This same goof was made in Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach. See more »

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Proctor: Gee, sir, I thought you could only get contempt of court for opening your mouth!
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Edited from Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985) See more »

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Music by John Stafford Smith
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Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987)
29 December 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I certainly laughed a bit more than I did with the previous sequels. Once again it's all a bit overcrowded, with characters from the previous 3 outings now being mixed together. Bailey is a welcome return as the antagonist, but he is joined by the sidekick of the last two films' villain. This kind of works, as we get the best of both worlds. On top of this we are also given new characters, everyday citizens wanting to help out. This looks interesting at first, with David Spade and a skateboarding buddy forced into the program, but they are soon lost in the background. An entertaining airborne finale is rather impressive as well. So, with Bailey back, and this being Guttenberg's last, this may be a good stopping point for most viewers that made it this far.


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