Fayetteville police hold junior police academy


This year the Fayetteville Police Department is hosting their seventh annual Junior Police Academy. This is an academy for children who have completed the sixth grade and/or going into the seventh, eight, or ninth grades and live in Fayette County.

The dates for the academy are July 26-29. The academy day begins at 8 a.m. and is over by 4 p.m. The week consists of the recruits learning many different facets of police work to include but not limited to Defensive Tactics, Traffic Laws, DUI laws, K-9, Crime Scene Processing, Handcuffing – just to name a few.

If you are interested, please come by the Fayetteville Police Department and pick up an application. The applications are due in no later than June 1 by 5 p.m.