445 S. Allison Parkway, Lakewood, CO 80226

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                         Interested in law enforcement? 
                     have fun and learn at the same time. 
                           That's what we offer at the

     Lakewood Police Department youth Police Academy 

    Join us for a week of informative, hands-on, team building experiences.  Learn the challenges facing law enforcement today.  Whether you want a career or are just interested, we will provide an atmosphere of learning, fun, and friendship.  

    The next Youth Police Academy will be held  May 26-29, 2020


    Learn techniques that the police use for arrest control and self-defense

    Watch this video to see what you've been missing

    Learn to drive a police car

    Meet some of the canines in the K-9 Unit, see what they can do, and meet their handlers

    Climbing the wall at REI - There's no better way to build trust and camaraderie

    It's a good leadership program whether or not you're interested in being a police officer.  You make a lot of new friends.  It's just a lot of fun.

    Test your shooting and decision-making skills

    It's an amazing opportunity.


    Learn our history - Lakewood PD has been around since 1969

    Assess your physical abilities.  This is the same test we use when hiring new recruits

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