Teen Police Academy

The Greenville Police Department will be holding the Teen Police Academy from TBA at the Police Department located at 3000 Lee St. Class begins at 9 a.m. and will end by 4 p.m. 

Topics include:
Crime Scene Investigation
Accident Investigation
Gang Investigation
Narcotics Investigation
History of Law Enforcement
Patrol Procedures
Negotiations Team
Challenges of Policing in Today’s Society

Students will participate in a mock crime scene and go to the Texas A&M – Commerce Ropes Course for team building. There will be a class on DWI prevention that stresses the importance of not getting behind the wheel after drinking. The students will face the reality of making a poor decision when entering a simulator and seeing how dangerous it is to drink and drive.    

Students will be attending class at the Greenville Police Department. There is a possibility he/she might see or hear sensitive information, therefore students must undergo a background check. Any student who has been arrested for anything above a Class B Misdemeanor will not be eligible to attend. This class is intended for students interested in law enforcement and is restricted to students entering 9th grade through graduating seniors. 

The students will be required to dress appropriately. This does not include shorts, tank tops, clothing with holes, flip flops, etc. Appropriate dress includes pants, appropriate shirt, and close-toed shoes. Students will get a one hour lunch break each day. They can leave on their own or bring their lunch. Students will be expected to be respectful at all times and to conduct themselves as young adults. 

Students need to fill out the application packet and turn it into the Greenville Police Department no later than TBA. If you have any questions, I can be contacted by Email

Thank you for your time and interest,

Officer James Hamilton

Greenville Police Department
3000 Lee St.
Greenville, TX 75401

How to Apply

Complete the application, permission slip, and waiver below and return to:

Greenville Police Department
3000 Lee Street
Greenville, TX 75401
Application Packet
Permission Slip
Waiver Form