Junior Police Academy

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Who is Eligible?

  • Applicants who will be attending high school grades 9th to 12th
  • 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.

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
JPA Coordinator
Phone (254) 750-1760

Nora Almanza
JPA Administrative Assistant
Phone (254) 750-1761

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.