The Allen Police Department is affording young people of our community the opportunity to experience law enforcement first hand. The Fifth Annual Allen Police Department Junior Police Academy will hold four (4) one week classes in the summer of 2014. The academy will be similar in nature to those actual police cadets attend. Students will learn the basic functions of a working police department as well as have a chance to explore the idea of a possible career in this ever challenging and demanding field. Students will attend regular classes with topics including, but not limited to, Texas law, patrol procedures, traffic enforcement, and many other areas of law enforcement. Students will have the opportunity to practice what they learn in practical exercises. The academy will be one (1) week long and will be Monday thru Friday 8:30 am – 12:30 pm. Students will have several breaks throughout the day as needed.
The application will include a background check, medical and parental release forms. The academy will consist of students who reside in the city of Allen and who will be entering the 7th, 8th or 9th grade. Students will be expected to take the program seriously and follow academy rules, which closely resemble school rules. Due to the seriousness of the content of this program, immature behavior will not be tolerated. Students will be chosen in the order that completed paperwork is received and upon successful completion of the background check.
Please complete, sign and return this application packet to the campus School Resource Officer (SRO), drop it off at the Allen Police Department, or scan and email to Officer Parks at email@example.com.
Class sizes are limited per session.
Academy classes will be held at:
Allen High School
300 Rivercrest Blvd
Allen TX 75002
There is no cost to attend this academy.Please continue on to the next page.
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• Camp #1: June 16 – 20
• Camp #2: June 23 – 27
• Camp #3: July 7 – 11
• Camp #4: August 4 – 8
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*Class sizes are limited per session.
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- Students will be expected to maintain a mature and respectful attitude towards classmates and instructors.
- Students will adhere to a strict “no touch” policy, much like those of school rules.
- Students are expected to keep up with their personal belongings and should limit what they bring to class (notebooks, lunches, etc.).
- Cell phones, pagers, CD players, and iPods WILL NOT be allowed.
- If possible, girls should refrain from bringing purses to class.
- Students will be expected to participate in all class activities unless physically unable. Instructors should be given notice of student’s physical limitations prior to the start of the academy.
The academy is designed to closely resemble that of a real police academy. Although we realize children differ from adults in many ways, rules of behavior are strict to ensure the safety of all participants. We wish for the academy to be a fun and enjoyable experience for all who attend.
Violations of the rules of behavior may result in removal from the class for the day. Subsequent violations may result in expulsion from the academy.
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All medical emergencies will be treated as such and will be attended to by the Allen Fire Department as deemed necessary by academy personnel, instructors or coordinators.
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By signing below, I also give my permission for my son/daughter to be transported to and from scheduled and specified events by the following modes of transportation:1) Vehicles owned and operated by the City of Allen, or 2) Privately owned vehicles.
By signing below, I fully understand and my son/daughter fully understands that participation and transportation during the Allen Police Department’s Junior Police Academy Summer Camp Program could result in bodily injury, serious bodily injury, illness or death. Although I fully appreciate these risks, I desire my child to participate in the Allen Police Department’s Junior Police Summer Camp Program without regard of the consequences. I, the undersigned, assume full and complete responsibility for any accident, injury or illness and or activity that may occur to my child as a result of their participation. I agree to and hereby release, hold harmless, and waive all claims that I, or my child may have against the Allen Police Department, City of Allen, Allen I.S.D., or any of its employees, agents, sponsors, representatives, or volunteers from all legal injury, illness or death and or activities arising from or connected in any manner to my child’s participation in the Allen Police Department’s Junior Police Academy Summer Camp Program, including but not limited to liability, damages, legal fees and or costs caused by or related to the negligence or the intentional act of the Allen Police Department, City of Allen, Allen I.S.D., or anyone of its employees, agents, sponsors, representatives, or volunteers in whole or in part. This release shall be binding on my heirs, legatees, administrates, and assigns.
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