The Oak Ridge Police Department will host the Junior Police Academy again this summer.
The Fifth Annual Junior Police Academy will be offered to 5th-12th grade students, including private school and home-schooled students. Students interested in learning more about the Oak Ridge Police Department and the criminal justice system are encouraged to apply. The academy is free to all eligible applicants.
The Junior Police Academy will be offered in three phases this year:
- Phase I: Basic Law Enforcement Awareness—will be held June 20-24 and is for first-year cadets only.
- Phase II: Intro to Forensic Investigations—will be held June 27-July 1 and is for second-year cadets only.
- Phase III: Emergency Response and Readiness—will be held July 18-22 and is for third-year cadets only.