Junior Police Academy

group of peopleThe Saginaw Police Department offers the Junior Police Academy as a unique opportunity for young people to explore the field of law enforcement. This program is provided free of cost and allows students to learn about the essential functions of a police department, as well as the various career opportunities available in law enforcement. Throughout each session, cadets will meet members of the Saginaw Police Department.
Covered Topics
  • Day-to-day SPD Operations
  • Physical Fitness
  • Bike Patrol Demo
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Patrol & SWAT Operations
The JPA holds two session every summer, with classes beginning in June and July. For more information on the JPA or community services available to you, please contact Lt. James Crippen by email at jcrippen@saginawpolice.org or via phone at 817-230-0374.

JPA Enrollment
Junior Police Academy is open to all EMS-ISD students entering 7th or 8th grade.

Summer 2024 JPA Dates
Session #1 July 22-25

JPA Application
Download CPA Application (PDF)