The Frisco Police Department's Teen Academy is a two-week program designed to give participants a working knowledge of the police department.
The Teen Academy consists of a series of classes and hands-on activities held Monday thru Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Frisco Police Department, and the program is free to anyone who enrolls.
The classes will provide an overview of the various areas of law enforcement, such as SOU (a.k.a. SWAT), crime scene investigations, pursuit driving, riot training, investigations, and more. It is an educational and informative program that allows teens the opportunity to learn about the issues that affect law enforcement efforts in Frisco.
Dates of the 2013 Teen Academy
The course dates for Summer 2013 are as follows:
- June 10 - 20
- July 8 - 18
- July 22 - August 1
Who Can Attend
The Teen Academy is open to students who have completed grades 9, 10, 11, or 12. Applicants must be currently enrolled in high school in FISD or be participating in a home-school program and must be in good academic standing.
After submitting a completed application, applicants will be informed in writing as to whether they have been accepted, denied, or placed on a waiting list for a future class.
What Teen Academy is Not
The Teen Academy is not designed to make participants certified police officers. The contents of this course are of an informative nature only and it is not intended that the graduates have the authority of or act as police officers.
For more information about the program, contact Officer Varner at 469.633.5819 or Officer Hancock at 469.633.5920 or Officer Avery Jones at 469.633.5619. If you are interested in participating in this program, please download an applicatioN and return it to the School Resource Officer at your school.