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Lafayette Police Department Announces Junior Police Academy Program

Lafayette Police Department Announces Junior Police Academy Program

Posted: May 27, 2021 4:13 PM

The Lafayette Police Department is happy to announce our first Junior Police Academy! This is a weeklong program intended for youth between the ages of 10-12. Our second Academy is set to take place July 19-23 for ages 13-15.
The mission of the Junior Police Academy is to increase youth awareness and confidence, relationship building, learning different aspects of law enforcement, and to create a better understanding between youth and police through education and a fun learning experience!
This program is free and set to take place June 21-25 from 8:30 am- 2:00 pm daily at the Lafayette Police headquarters, 900 E. University Avenue. If you are interested in signing up for the June Academy, please email your name, the youths name and age interested in attending to Public Information Officer Sr. Cpl. Bridgette Dugas at bpdugas@lafayettela.gov. Spots are limited, only legal parent/guardians can sign up a youth, one youth per household and youths must be a resident of Lafayette to attend. Deadline is June 11th! Sign up for the July Academy will be announced soon!

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