Teen Police Academy

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TwitterPolice Department | 1525 Arkansas Ln. | Grand Prairie, TX 75052 | Front Desk: 972-237-8790 | Contact

The Grand Prairie Police Department offers a free Teen Police Academy one week each summer for Middle School kids ages 13-14 (7th and 8th graders) who may be interested in learning more about a career in law enforcement and how the police department functions.

Applicants must have successfully completed the 6th grade and pass a background check, including school discipline referrals.

Topics Covered
Some of the topics to be covered in the academy include:

  • History of Law Enforcement
  • Patrol Procedures
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • K-9 and SWAT

Participants will be able to put what they learn into action by working a mock crime scene and using their new skills and knowledge to solve the crime.

Teen Academy