Applications for 5th Annual Pikes Peak Regional Law Enforcement Teen Academy

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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. The Teen Academy will take place June 3, 2019 through June 7, 2019.

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 3-7, 2019 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 Officer J. Kuhn at 719-444-7410 or cspdcommunityrelations@springsgov.com .

The application can be found at:  https://coloradosprings.gov/police-department/page/pikes-peak-regional-law-enforcement-teen-academy?mlid=46076&mlid=46081

Please submit completed applications to:

Community Relations

Colorado Springs Police Department

705 South Nevada Avenue

Colorado Springs, CO  80903