Youth Police Academy

Now Accepting Applications for the 2019 Youth Police Academy

The 2019 Youth Police Academy is June 24 through June 28, 2019
Sessions will be held from 9:00 PM to 4:00 PM


The Youth Police Academy is a summer outreach program that introduces youth to the field of law enforcement. It allows the opportunity for youth and police to build stronger, positive relationships.   

2019 Youth Police Academy Schedule

Who Can Attend?

This program is open to Roanoke County High School students in grades 9-12. In addition, students must also meet the following standards:

  • 2.0 Grade Point Average
  • No Criminal Record
  • Be of Good Moral Character
  • Parents Permission


 Applications will be accepted until June 10th and is limited to 30 students. Please bring the application and Parental Consent and Release Form to the Roanoke County Police Department located at 5925 Cove Road, Roanoke VA 24019.

 Register Online for the Youth Police Academy

 Downloadable Application and Parental Consent and Release Forms (PDF).

For more information, email Officer T. Butts or call (540) 777-5224.