Junior Police Academy

The Weatherford Police Department is pleased to announce, applications are being accepted for the Weatherford Police Department Junior Police Academy Class 2019.

The Academy is a free, six day “day camp” (Monday through Saturday) offered to qualified young men and women, who will enter the 9th thru 12th grade in August 2019, or who have graduated from high school in the spring of 2019.

The Academy will begin on Monday, June 24th, 2019 and run through Saturday June 29, 2019, hours are 7:45 am – 4:00 pm. This year’s Academy will be limited to 10 cadets.

The Academy curriculum consists of educational activities as well as physical training exercises. The format is similar to an actual police academy cadet.  Our objective is to educate the cadets about public service including law enforcement, emergency services, and the judiciary system. There will be structured events offered in a fun, informative, and interactive manner. The daily programs will include educational presentations, interaction with public agencies, field trips, and physical activities.

For the Academy to be successful both individually and overall, full participation is required. EACH ACCEPTED CADET IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND EACH DAY OF THE ACADEMY. There are no exceptions for driving tests, vacations, sports programs, or other activities. As such, both parents/guardians and applicants should review the entire application and apply to the program with an understanding of what is required and expected.

Applications may be picked up at the Weatherford Police Department or downloaded from the Weatherford Police Department website. Applications MUST BE completed and returned to the Weatherford Police Department, 801 Santa Fe Dr. Weatherford Tx, 76086, no later than April 19, 2019 at 5:00 pm. The application must be complete and legible, or it will not be accepted. Submission of an application prior to the deadline does not guarantee acceptance into the Academy. If accepted, you will be notified, by May 20, 2019
If you have any questions, contact Officer Allen Taylor at 817-598-4310 or ataylor@weatherfordtx.gov