Junior Police Academy

The Junior Police Academy is a one week summer program designed for children (ages 9-12). Through classroom discussions, student activities and cadet handouts, the students will develop a deeper appreciation of law enforcement, while opening the door to better communication between officers and students.

The 2017 Academy is scheduled for: June 12-16, 2017

Date: June 12 -16, 2017  (Applications for the program will be accepted starting April 17, 2017) 
Time: 9:00 am- 12:00 pm
Junior Police Officers report to the Jupiter Police Department, 210 Military Trail.
The academy is currently full for this year, please check back next year.

This is a one week program to:

  • Expose kids to the operations of the Jupiter Police Department, meet and get to know the people behind the Badge.
  • Tour the Police facility
  • Learn K-9 behavior and see a demonstration

Learn About:

  • Policing and the inner workings of the Jupiter Police Department
  • S.W.A.T. and Taser
  • Crime Scene Investigations
  • Accident, D.U.I. investigations
  • Use of traffic RADAR and LASER
  • Underwater Recovery Team
  • Beach Patrol
  • Marine Unit
The Junior Police academy is designed change the way young people perceive law enforcement in America! From SRO’s to FBI Agents, your students will discover the vital role law enforcement plays in securing the safety of all our citizens. Children (ages 9-12) from Jupiter (surrounding communities based on available space) who have not been convicted of a felony are eligible to attend.

There is no cost to participate!
Class includes a notebook, inserts, and certificate of completion.

If you are interested in attending, or if you require further information, please contact Officer Robert Volpe.