Pikes Peak Regional Law Enforcement Teen Academy

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Pikes Peak Regional Law Enforcement Teen Academy

The Colorado Springs Police Department, the Fountain Police Department, and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office are pleased to announce the 6th Annual Pikes Peak Regional Law Enforcement Teen Academy from June 1, 2020 through June 5, 2020.

The Pikes Peak Regional Law Enforcement Teen Academy provides young adults with a unique opportunity to learn about the operations of regional law enforcement agencies in El Paso County.  The Colorado Springs Police Department, the Fountain Police Department, and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office are the host agencies for this week-long class.  Some of the courses will include jail operations, SWAT, K-9, Explosives Unit, criminal investigations, and search and rescue. Participants will tour the secure areas within the Criminal Justice Center (County Jail), the Evidence Facility and courtrooms at the Terry R. Harris Judicial Complex. 

The Academy will run from June 2-5, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The classes will take place at the Southeast & Armed services YMCA located at 2190 Jet Wing Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80916.  Interested applicants must be between the ages of 13-17 by May 15, 2019 to be eligible. Applicants must be El Paso County residents and currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a school in El Paso County.

Applications must be printed, completed, and received by Friday, May 15, 2019, at 3:00 PM.  Please note the “Academy Participation Liability Waiver and Indemnification Agreement” must be signed in the presence of a Notary Public.  Notary Public services for the Teen Academy may be obtained at any of the Colorado Springs Police Department police stations at no cost. For additional information or questions, please contact the CSPD Community Relations Unit at 719-444-7410 or cspdcommunityrelations@coloradosprings.gov.

Please submit completed applications to:

Community Relations
Colorado Springs Police Department
705 South Nevada Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO  80903

Application Form

 

Pikes Peak Regional 2nd Annual Teen Academy 2.0

The Colorado Springs Police Department and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office are pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Teen Academy 2.0 that will take place June 15, 2020 through June 19, 2020.

Teen Academy 2.0 is designed for teens, ages 13-18, who have already attended the Pikes Peak Regional Teen Academy.  It provides young adults with a unique opportunity to learn more about the investigative aspect of policing.

Teens will receive both classroom and interactive classes on investigation techniques, including interview and interrogation and evidence collection.  They will also participate in a mock crime scene and courtroom testimony. 

NOTE: Young adults interested in attending Teen Academy 2.0, but have yet to attend the Pikes Peak Regional Law Enforcement Teen Academy, may apply to the 2020 Pikes Peak Regional Law Enforcement Teen Academy (described above), which will take place at June 1, 2020 through June 5, 2020.

Teen Academy 2.0 will run from June 15-19, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Classes will take place at the El Paso County Emergency Services Authority, located at 3755 Mark Dabling Boulevard, Colorado Springs, CO 80907 and the Police Operations Center, located at 705 S. Nevada Avenue.  To be elegible, applicants must be between the ages of 13-17 by May 8, 2020 and El Paso County residents currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a school in El Paso County.

Applications must be printed, completed, and received by May 29, 2020, by 3:00 PM.  Please note that the “Academy Participation Liability Waiver and Indemnification Agreement” must be signed in the presence of a Notary Public.  Notary Public services for the Teen Academy may be obtained at any of the Colorado Springs Police Department police stations at no cost. For additional information or questions, please contact the CSPD Community Relations Unit at 719-444-7410 or cspdcommunityrelations@coloraodsprings.gov.

Please submit completed applications to:

Community Relations
Colorado Springs Police Department
705 South Nevada Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO  80903

Application Form