1984 Soundtrack – Police Academy

Police Academy is a 1984 American comedy film directed by Hugh Wilson in his directorial debut, and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. Its story follows a new recruitment policy for an unnamed police department’s academy that is required to take in any recruit who wishes to try out to be a police officer. The film stars Steve Guttenberg, Kim Cattrall, and G.W. Bailey.

In 2013, La-La Land Records issued a limited edition album of Robert Folk‘s score.


1  Main Title / Night Rounds (Robert Folk) 01:53
2  Rounds Resume / Tackleberry (Robert Folk) 01:12
3  Barbara (Robert Folk) 00:53
4  Join Up (Robert Folk) 01:11
5  The Academy (Robert Folk) 01:17
6  Recruits (Robert Folk) 01:55
7  Pussycat / Uniforms (Robert Folk) 01:58
8  Assignment (Robert Folk) 01:21
9  Formation / Move Out (Robert Folk) 03:28
10  Obstacles (Robert Folk) 02:16
11  Martin and Company (Robert Folk) 00:48
12  Ball Games (Robert Folk) 00:29
13  More Martin (Robert Folk) 00:30
14  Regrets (Robert Folk) 01:06
15  Guns / In Drag (Robert Folk) 04:03
16  Warpath (Robert Folk) 00:30
17  Improvement (Robert Folk) 01:16
18  Jam Up (Robert Folk) 00:43
19  Hightower Drive (Robert Folk) 01:38
20  Santa Claus Is Coming to Town (Haven Gillespie; Fred Coots) 00:42
21  Need to Talk / Hightower Leaves (Robert Folk) 01:17
22  Riot Starts (Robert Folk) 01:26
23  Riot Gear (Robert Folk) 02:43
24  SOB (Robert Folk) 00:33
25  Match (Robert Folk) 01:46
26  Where’s Harris? (Robert Folk) 02:40
27  Straighten Up (Robert Folk) 01:28
28  Police Academy March (Robert Folk) 01:11
29  El Bimbo (Bonus Track) (Claude Morgan) 01:49


GuitarGeorge Doering
SynthesizerCraig Huxley
KeyboardsIan Underwood
PianoMike Lang
BassoonFowler Friedlander
BassoonNorman Herzberg
ClarinetDominick Fera
ClarinetRonald Langinger
FluteLouise DiTullio
FluteSheridon Stokes
French HornArthur Maebe
French HornDavid Duke
French HornHenry Sigismonti
French HornJames Thatcher
French HornRichard Perissi
French HornVince DeRosa
OboeArnold Koblentz
OboeJohn Winter
TromboneDick Nash
TromboneGeorge Roberts
TromboneLloyd Ulyate
TrumpetGraham Young
TrumpetMalcolm McNab
TrumpetRobert Divall
TrumpetWalter Johnson
TubaJohn Thomas Johnson
PercussionJoe Porcaro
PercussionRobert Zimmitti
PercussionKenny Watson
PercussionLarry Bunker

Other Musicians

Performer – Jean-Marc Dompierre And His Orchestra (Track 29)
Bass – Buell Neidlinger, Chuck Domanico, Drew Dembowski, John Hornschuch, Peter Mercurio
Cello – Barbara Hunter, Harry Shlutz, Paula Hochhalter, Robert Adcock, Robert Martin, Ronald Leonard, Ronald Cooper
Harp – Catherine Gotthoffer
Viola – Alan DeVeritch, Denyse Buffum, Herschel Wise, Joel Soultanian, Linn Subotnick, Michael Nowak, Pamela Goldsmith
Violin – Arnold Belnick, Arthur Zadinsky, Bill Hybel, Bonnie Shubert-Sgarro, David Frisina, Ed Green, Erno Neufeld, Gwenm Heller, Haim Shtrum, Harold Wolf, Harris Goldman, Harry Bluestone, Henry Ferber, James Getzoff, Jay Rosen, John Wittenberg, Joseph Goodman, Joseph Stepansky, Marion Froehlich, Marshall Sosson, Murray Adler, Norman Carr, Polly Sweeney, Stanley Plummer, Thelma Beach

Liner Notes

Producer – Matt Verboys, Neil S Bulk, Robert Folk
Producer (Executive)– MV Gerhard
Conductor – Robert Folk
Contractor – Carl Fortina
Coordinator – Paula Spang
Mastered By – Doug Schwartz
Mixed By – Dan Wallin
Orchestrator – Robert Folk

Mastered At Mulholland Music
Recorded At Paramount Pictures
Phonographic Copyright (p) Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc
Copyright (c) Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc