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.

Summer Academy
Date: Check back Summer 2023.
Junior Police Officers report to the Jupiter Police Department at 196 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.

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
  • K-9 
  • Tour the Police facility
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!