Junior Police Academy

Junior Police Academy (JPA) allows youth to experience law enforcement firsthand, offering a fun and interactive camp modeled after actual police recruit training. The camp covers many aspects of law enforcement with classroom instruction, hands-on training, scenarios and more!

Students will learn the basic operations of a police department and explore career options in criminal justice while meeting members of the Allen Police Department.

Summer 2022 Camp Enrollment

Summer 2022 update: All summer 2022 camps are now full.

How to enroll: Students must complete an online application which includes medical release forms and parental release forms. A mandatory background check is run on all applications.

  • Summer 2022 camp schedule: Camp #1 takes place Tuesday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Camps #1-7 take place Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Camps are held at Lowery Freshman Center, 368 N. Greenville Ave.
  • Eligibility: Junior Police Academy is open to Allen ISD students entering grades 7 to 12.
  • Camps are limited to 30 students: Students are chosen in the order that all paperwork is received and upon successful completion of a background check.
Camp SessionCamp Dates
Camp #1May 31 to June 3
Camp #2June 6-9
Camp #3June 13-16
Camp #4June 20-23
Camp #5July 11-14
Camp #6July 18-21
Camp #7July 25-28

VIDEO: Allen Police Department's Junior Police Academy