REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR ACADEMY DATES:

JUNE 17-28, 2024

Develop essential skills, and kick-start your journey toward a meaningful career.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to explore your passion for law enforcement, develop essential skills, and kick-start your journey toward a meaningful career. *Only 50 Applications Available. Applicant Interviews will be conducted April 15th – 30th, 2024, Acceptance Letters will be Sent on May 4th with Instructions.

HANDS ON LAW ENFORCEMENT EXPERIENCE

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a real-life Officer? Dive headfirst into thrilling hands-on activities and experience the thrill of Protecting & Serving firsthand!

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

Connect with law enforcement professionals and fellow aspiring crime fighters. Build valuable relationships that can open doors to your future career.

SKILL DEVELOPMENT

Choose your path! Develop your expertise in specialized units like K9, Aviation, Real-Time Crime Center, and SWAT. Learn from the best in the business and discover where your skills truly shine.

MOCK TRIAL SHOWDOWN

Step into the courtroom and test your legal acumen in our exhilarating mock trial competition. Become the prosecutor or defense attorney, and argue your case with conviction!

LATEST POLICE TECHNOLOGY

Explore cutting-edge police technology used by the pros. Get hands-on experience with the latest tools and gadgets that help keep our communities safe.

TEAM COLLABORATION / CSI

Work as a team to solve intricate crime scenes. Develop your problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and the art of collaboration.

All Eligible Applicants Must Meet the Following

requirements

education

Current High School Student

Age

Must be age 14-18

grades

2.5 Cumulative G.P.A

References

2 Non Family Letters of Recommendation

Behavior

Clean Disciplinary Record for Current School Year

Background

No Criminal History

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the Urban Policing Youth Academy?

A hands-on educational program designed for teens interested in exploring careers in law enforcement, featuring activities like crime scene investigation, mock trials, and demonstrations by specialized units.

Who can apply to the youth academy?

Students aged 14-18 with a minimum 2.5 GPA, two non-family recommendations, a clean disciplinary record, and no criminal history.

What is the application deadline?

Applications must be submitted by April 1, 2024.

When is the youth academy scheduled?

The youth academy runs from June 17 to June 28, 2024.

Are there any costs involved in joining the youth academy?

No, the program is completely free for all participants. This includes all activities, meals, and accommodation, making it accessible to a wide range of students interested in law enforcement careers.

What activities are included in the youth academy?

Activities include but are not limited to crime scene investigations, K9 demonstrations, aviation unit introductions, SWAT tactics, and use of real-time crime centers.

How are participants selected?

Selection is based on the application, essay resonse, GPA, recommendations, and disciplinary history to ensure a committed and diverse group of students.

What will youth gain from attending the youth academy?

Youth will gain hands-on experience in law enforcement techniques, an understanding of the justice system, and the opportunity to explore various career paths within law enforcement.

Have Questions?

We're here to help! If you have any questions about the Urban Policing Youth Academy, our programs, application process, or anything else, please don't hesitate to reach out. Our team is eager to assist you and ensure you have all the information you need

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