Junior Police Academy

Allen Police Department will host our 10th annual Junior Police Academy in summer 2021!



Junior Police Academy allows youth to experience law enforcement firsthand, offering a fun and interactive camp modeled after actual police recruit training. The camp covers many aspects of law enforcement with classroom instruction, hands-on training, scenarios and more! Students learn the basic operations of a police department and explore the career options in criminal justice while meeting members of the Allen Police Department.

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Application process


Students must complete an online application which includes a background check and submission of medical and parental release forms. Students are chosen in the order that all paperwork is received and upon successful completion of the background check. Classes take place at an Allen High School Library, 300 Rivercrest Blvd.

Summer 2021 camp schedule


Junior Police Academy consists of seven, one-week classes. The summer 2021 schedule is as follows:

 Camp Order Dates 
 Camp 1  May 31 - June 4
 Camp 2  June 7 - 11
 Camp 3  June 14 - 18
 Camp 4  June 21 - 25
 Camp 5  June 28 - July 2
 Camp 6  July 19 - 23
 Camp 7  July 26 - 30