Teen Police Academy

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The SeaTac and Burien Police, in partnership with the King County Sheriff's Office, are working to educate youth of tomorrow about the roles of the police and the requirements of becoming a police officer by offering a Teen Police Academy.  The next academy will be held in summer 2019 at SeaTac City Hall.

The academy is a one week course, free of charge, to all ages 14-18 who qualify. 

  • No criminal history
  • In good standing with school and the community
  • Provide two written character references
  • Must attend all 5 days to graduate
  • Have transportation to and from City Hall

Topics to be covered are:  recruiting, Explorer opportunities, patrol procedures, SWAT, EVOC, K9's, range shooting, 911 and much more.  Transportation will be provided for all field trips and lunch will be included.  A graduation will be held at the end of the week for all attendees, families and friends.