Junior Police Academy
The Junior Police Academy is a week long intensive experience for Passaic County Children between the ages of 11-14. The program introduces youth to the field of law enforcement and the operations of the Passaic County Sheriff’s Office. The curriculum deals with physical fitness, drill and ceremony, discipline, respect, courtesy, teamwork, conflict resolution and various other life aspects. The Junior Police Academy cadets get a chance to see first hand what is involved in a law enforcement career. The goal of the program is to motivate young people to be outstanding citizens through a taste of law enforcement education. This program runs annually in July.
To register for the 2020 Junior Police Academy please click on the following link: Junior Police Academy
Junior Cadet Academy
The Junior Cadet Academy is a comprehensive program for children between the ages of 15-17 who are interested in a career in law enforcement. This program focuses on preparing young adults for a career in law enforcement, focusing on discipline and various training that would assist them and prepare them for not only the academy but a life long career. This program runs bi-weekly on Saturdays throughout the year. Please contact community policing for more information at 973-389-5911.