Sign up for Youth Police Academy

Sign up for Youth Police Academy
Posted on 04/30/2019

Get an exciting, interactive look at law enforcement from members of the Lenexa Police Department at this year’s Youth Police Academy!

This free program will be offered twice this summer: June 10-14 and June 17-21. Classes take place from 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. and include lunch or snacks.

The program will cover age-appropriate topics including:

  • Patrol procedures

  • Evidence collection

  • Criminal investigation

  • Interrogations

  • Drug investigation

  • Fraud

  • Internet crime

  • The K9 Unit

  • Tactical team

  • Traffic enforcement

There were also be some fun physical activities, like an obstacle course.

Participants must be 13-17 years old and live or attend school in Lenexa or have a parent/guardian who works in Lenexa. Applicants must have a minimal record of school discipline and limited/no police and criminal contact. The applicant’s school resource officers may be contacted as part of the screening process.

Sign up soon, as this popular program always fills to capacity.

Apply for Youth Police Academy

Published April 30, 2019