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Arvada Teens Invited to Participate in the 2013 Teen Police Academy

Arvada high school students are invited to attend the 2013 Arvada Police Teen Academy, July 15-19.


Taught by members of the Arvada Police Department, participants will learn many aspects of policing including building searches, arrest tactics and criminal law. Participants also will have the opportunity to drive a patrol car and process a crime scene.


The cost of the five-day class, which runs 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, is $20. Priority enrollment is given to students from Arvada Senior, Arvada West, Pomona and Ralston Valley high schools, as well as those who are enrolled at Faith Christian Academy and Arvada city residents. Wheat Ridge high school students may also apply.


Teens who wish to participate must be between the ages of 16- to 18-years-old, possess a valid Colorado driver’s license and have a minimum 2.0 GPA. Teens must also write a short biography/written essay expressing why they are interested in attending the teen Academy.


To apply, visit and click on the Community partnerships/teen Academy tabs for an application, or call 720.898.6660 for more information. Applications must be received by June 30, 2013.


WHO:           Arvada Police


WHAT:         2013 Teen Police Academy


WHEN:         July 15 – 19, 2013
                8 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily

WHERE:       Arvada Police Department
                    8101 Ralston Road


About Arvada Police
The Arvada Police department, established in 1945, was the first agency in Colorado to be accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies. Arvada boasts one of the lowest crime rates in the metro area. Over 230 employees serve more than 100,000 residents and businesses and are committed to the principles of responsibility, dedication and respect. Learn more by visiting or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.


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