Teen Police Academy

06-12-2023 8:00 AM - 06-18-2023 3:00 PM

Slots are still available for the Dunwoody Police Department's 3rd Annual Teen Police Academy. 


The Teen Police Academy is a FREE, 5-day summer program that will take place June 12 to 16 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The program is available for teenagers ages 14-19. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. The class is limited to 15 participants, and Dunwoody residents will have first priority in the acceptance process. If there's space available, we will open it up to non-residents.

Our Goal

The Dunwoody Teen Police Academy is part of the community policing efforts of the Dunwoody Police Department. The Teen Police Academy is dedicated towards enhancing the relationship between the youth of our community and our Police Department through fun and exciting interactive education. Our goal is to make the Teen Police Academy a positive, rewarding and enlightening experience for all attendees.

How does it work?

The Teen Police Academy is a 5-day summer program that will provide the youth of our community an opportunity to learn how the Dunwoody Police Department operates.

Below are topics and activities included in the academy:

  • Tour of Police Department
  • The Law and Your Community
  • Police Equipment Demonstration
  • Team Building Exercises
  • Narcotics Presentation
  • K9 Presentation
  • Use of Force
  • Firearms Safety / Simulator
  • Gang Activity
  • Criminal Investigations Division
  • Rollover Simulator
  • Seat Belt Convincer
  • Crime Scene Unit
  • Teen Risky Behavior
  • SWAT Team Presentation
  • Tour of 911 Center
  • Tour of County Jail
  • Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events
  • First Aid
  • CPR/AED Training
  • Situational Awareness
  • Traffic Stop Presentation/Scenarios

Who can participate?

City of Dunwoody residents will have first priority in the acceptance process. Applicants must be willing to submit to a criminal history check and a driving record check prior to being accepted as Teen Police Academy students.

If you are interested in attending our next scheduled Teen Police Academy, you can obtain an application by clicking the link below:

Teen Police Academy Application

All completed documents in the application packet should be submitted either in person at the Police Department’s front desk or scanned and emailed to Sergeant Anwar Sillah. Completed applications can also be mailed to Dunwoody Police Department, 4800 Ashford Dunwoody Rd, Dunwoody, GA 30338. Accepted applicants will be notified by email and/or phone.

For more information on this program, contact Sergeant Anwar Sillah at 678-382-6933 or email.

Venue Address
Dunwoody Police Department

Chairman's Circle