Teen Police Academy
Next academy Summer of 2019 – Check back for future dates
The Goodyear Police Department, in partnership with The Goodyear Police Officer's Association, hosts the annual Teen Police Academy Training for high school students 14 to 18 years old. Class size is limited to 30 students so be sure to register timely.
The program is scheduled for one week each summer. This Academy provides an insider’s look at Law Enforcement, and 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
- Drug Awareness
Classes meet from 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM Monday through Friday. There may be a couple of days where hours may vary. There is an application process and a cost of $50 to pay for a Teen Police Academy polo shirt, some lunches, fun day and the graduation ceremony.