WACO POLICE DEPARTMENT

Junior Police Academy (JPA)

The June 2017 academy is now FULL.

Please check back for future academies.

2017 Information Sheet
Background Check Permission
2017  Application

The Waco Police Department is looking for young adults who have a desire to one day becoming part of the Honored Blue Line.   If you have an interest in a career in the criminal justice field and are in high school, the 2017 Waco Police Junior Police Academy is for you!  During your two weeks you will meet and train with officers in various fields within the law enforcement profession.  Topics covered will range from training with SWAT officers, ROPES course, SFST training, obstacle course, team building events and more!

Who is eligible?

- Applicants who will be attending high school grades 9th thru 12th (class of 2017 not eligible)
- Must not have any criminal offenses higher than a Class C misdemeanor.
- Applicants with any misdemeanor higher than a Class C, felony offense and/or on probation or parole are not eligible.

[All applicants will be subject to a criminal background check prior to acceptance.]

Applications are available at waco-texas.com/police/police-junior-police-academy.asp

Deadline to turn in application and parent consent forms is Friday, May 18th at 5:00 pm.

Completed forms can be turned in at or mailed to:

Waco Police Department
Community Outreach and Support Unit
3115 Pine Avenue
Waco, Texas 76708

Questions or additional information please contact:

Officer Sofie Martinez                                              Nora Almanza
JPA Coordinator                                                      JPA Administrative Assistant
Phone (254) 750-1760                       or                  Phone (254) 750-1761
sofiem@wacotx.gov                                                 Noralbaa@wacotx.gov

Disclaimer:  Attending the Junior Police Academy will not make you a certified peace officer.
This academy is strictly for high school students to learn about the law enforcement profession.

 

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