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 2020 summer academy to be announced in the spring.
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Junior Police Officers report to the Jupiter Police Department at 210 Military Trail.
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
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
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.