The Sheriff’s Department provides two programs for children ages 7 to 12 years of age. We have split this program into a junior police academy for ages 7-9 and a youth academy for ages 10-12 years of age. These programs run on three consecutive Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., and offers children education on safety, fire, and law enforcement subjects. Morning snacks are provided on each of the Saturday mornings.
An example of the programs offered are:
- Avoiding Abduction
- Fire Safety
- Gun Safety
- Police Canine (K9)
- Safety With Strangers
Youth Police Academy - Ages 10-12 (9am-12pm, 3 consecutive Saturdays)
Junior Police Academy - Ages 7-9 (9am-12pm, 3 consecutive Saturdays)
To register for upcoming Burlington County Junior Police Academy classes, please print out the following registration form (PDF).
To register for upcoming Burlington County Youth Police Academy classes, please print out the following registration form (PDF).
Registration forms can be mailed to:
Burlington County Sheriff’s Department
Community Services Unit
PO Box 6000
Mount Holly, NJ 08060-6000
Expression of Interest
If you do not wish to register your child at this time but are interested in future training classes, you may complete an online Youth Police Academy expression of interest form. For any questions, please contact the Sheriff’s Department at 609-265-3788.