The Colorado Springs Police Department, the Fountain Police Department, and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office are pleased to announce the 5th Annual Pikes Peak Regional Law Enforcement Teen Academy, which will take place June 3, 2019, through June 7, 20
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 will host 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 also 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 3-7, 2019, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM 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 also 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. APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED FOR 5TH ANNUAL REGIONAL TEEN ACADEMY