Youth Police Academy

Date & Ages

  • 2019 Dates: June 24th through 27th (Application (PDF))
  • Ages 7 to 13: June 24, 25 and 26
  • Ages 14 to 17: June 27th

About the Program

This 3.5-hour program provides youth ages 7 to 18 with a close-up look at Law Enforcement and tools of the trade. The Academy will be held at the Frederick Police Department's Training Facility located off of Linganore Road. There is no cost for this program. Pre-registration is required and class size is limited.

What It's like to be a Police Officer

Youth will have the opportunity to learn what it is like to be a police officer by:

  • Dust for Fingerprints
  • Having a Chance to See Departmental Equipment
  • Internet Safety
  • Learning About Stranger Danger
  • Participating in Scenarios
  • Receive Information on Departmental Programs
  • Watch a K-9 Demonstration

All attendees will also have the chance to attempt the departmental entry-level physical agility course (weather permitting).


There is no cost for this program. For more information please email Michele Bowman, Public Information / Community Outreach Coordinator or call 301-600-2091.

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