Teen Police Academy


Teen Police Academy

Applications for the July 2015 Academy will be available HERE in late April 2015!

The Goodyear Police Department, in partnership with The Goodyear Police Officer's Association, is hosting the annual Teen Police Academy Training for high school students 14 to 18 years old. Class size is limited to 30 students, so get your application in soon.


The program, which provides an insider's look at law enforcement, is geared toward teens that may have an interest in criminal justice. Training is provided by various members of the Goodyear Police Department. A few of the topics of instruction include:

  • working mock crime scenes
  • firearms safety and training
  • criminal street gangs
  • SWAT
  • K9
  • drug awareness

The one-week program begins takes place in July each year. Classes meet from 8 AM until 4 PM Monday through Friday. There may be a couple of days where hours may vary. There is a cost of $50 to pay for a Police polo shirt, some lunches, fun day, and the graduation ceremony.

Download the Teen Police Academy application 

(link active only during recruitment period) and print the application, then return it to:

ATTN: Regan McCarthy
14455 W. Van Buren St. #E101

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