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Parents, your kids can apply now for Fayetteville Junior Police Academy
May 19 - June 1
The Fayetteville Police Department’s 15th Annual Junior Police Academy (JPA) is now accepting applications. The JPA starts on Monday, July 17, 2017 and runs through Friday, July 21, 2017. Applications are due by June 1, 2017. The academy will run each day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Recruits gain hands-on knowledge about police work every day by participating in activities such as vehicle stops, crime scene processing, physical fitness, defensive tactics, confidence enhancing challenges and team building skills. All activities are taught by veteran police officers.
Eligible recruits must have completed fifth grade and the enrollment is open to recruits up to eighth grade and recruits must have a “C” average scholastically.
Applications can be picked up at the Fayetteville Police Department, Bennett’s Mill Middle School, Springhill Elementary School or Fayetteville Elementary. Applications must be turned in by June 1, 2017 to the Fayetteville Police Department.
If you have any questions, call Officer Eddie Hernandez or Officer Leslie Fluegeman at 770-719-4295.