Somerville Police First Youth Police Academy


The Somerville Police Department is happy to annouce the very first year it will host the Junior Police Academy for interested Somerville Youth. In its inaugural year, there will be 25 cadet seats open to Somerville Youths interested and committed to attend. This Junior Police Academy is a week-long program designed to expose youth between the ages of (11 - 14) to role models in public safety as well as develop skills in emergency planning and teamwork.

This Junior Police Academy will host a variety of training situations for all cadets participating. Training will include classroom training, physical fitness and field trips to other events and activities. The Somerville Police Department is glad to join other neighboring city police departments, such as; Everett and Malden, who also follow this Junior Police Academy model this summer. Somerville Police's Junior Police Academy will begin Monday, July 10th through Friday, July 14th, 2017.