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Junior Police Academy

Junior Police Academy

The Lee’s Summit Junior Police Academy is a week long program that is structured to simulate a professional Police Academy experience for youth between the ages of 12-14. The one week academy experience covers some of the following topics:

  • Patrol Tactics
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Drug and Criminal Investigation
  • Traffic/Accident Investigation
  • Bomb Squad                            
  • K-9 Unit
  • Fingerprinting
  • Emergency Services Squad (SWAT)
  • Agility course
  • Situational Role Play

Students attending this academy may also have the opportunity to speak with other local and Federal law enforcement such as the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI). Secret Service, Sheriff’s Department, Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), or Missouri Highway Patrol.

Program Details:
The 2015 Junior Police Academy will be held July 13-17, 2015 from 8am-noon. If you are interested in this program contact DARE Officer Amanda Geno at 816-969-4205 or via email at Amanda.geno@cityofls.net.  Deadline for 2015 JPA Applications is June 1,  2015. This program fills up quickly, as we can only allow 30 participants. Applications are available here or with middle school SRO’s. They may be handed into SRO’s, mailed, faxed or dropped off at the Lee’s Summit Police Station.

The Junior Police Academy is now full. Any applications that are received up until the cutoff date of June 1st, 2015 will be put on a wait list. Notice of acceptance letters will be sent out in late June/early July.

 You may download the application from this location.

Junior Police Academy Application

 It can be printed and mailed to:

Lee's Summit Police Dept.

ATTN:  School Resource Officer Amanda Geno

10 NE Tudor Road

Lee's Summit, MO  64086