The Evesham Township Police Department hosts a week long Junior Police Academy day camp. The purpose of the Junior Police Academy is to provide young citizens with an Introduction to Law Enforcement.
Our goal is to motivate young people to be outstanding citizens and empower them to act as a positive influence in our community. It will also transform the traditional role of the police officer into a mentor and a friend, while encouraging our young citizens to be partners in building safer schools and communities.

What to expect at the academy:

The Junior Police Academy will cover a multitude of topics including, History of Law Enforcement, Social Media, Gangs, Motor Vehicle Law, DWI Enforcement, Teens and Drug Use, Crime Scene and Evidentiary Processing, Active Shooter Scenarios, and a K-9 demonstration. We will begin each day with an hour of light physical training and military drill.

Qualifications / Requirements

Must be Evesham Township Resident

Must be 11 – 14 years old

Must be recommended by a sponsor (High School Principal / Guidance Department, Law Enforcement agency, a community representative, coach, or religious leader.)

Must be in good academic standing

Must be able to participate in physical fitness activities

Must be able to participate in a structured program

Have no criminal background

 

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Evesham Township Junior Academy / Class #10 and #11- Now Enrolling

The  Evesham Township Police Department is hosting its fifth annual Junior Police Academy day camp.  The academy will cover a multitude of topics including, Motor Vehicle Law, DWI Enforcement, Crime Scene and Evidentiary Processing, Active Shooter Scenarios, K-9 demonstration, Firearms Safety, and Demonstrations from various agencies.  Each morning will begin with an hour of physical fitness training and military drill. 

We will have two separate academy weeks.  The first week will be held July 8th to July 12th and the second week will be held July 23rd to 27th.  Academy will be held from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  Recruits are only permitted to attend one week of the academy.  Spots are limited to 20 per class and will be filled as the applications are submitted and approved by our staff.  There is no cost for the program, but all recruits must be accepted through the application process. 

Applications will be available at the Evesham Township Police Department between the hours of 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM.  Monday through Friday.   The applications will also be available online for download at www.eveshampd.org.  The space is limited to twenty participants each class.  Deadline for application will be on April  1,  2019.

Qualifications / Requirements:

  1. Must be a resident of Evesham Township
  2. Must be in Middle School or going into Middle school in the fall (current 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th grade student)
  3. Must be recommended by a sponsor (Principal  /  Guidance Department, Law Enforcement Agency, a community representative, coach, etc. 
  4. Must be in good academic standing
  5. Must be able to participate in physical fitness activities (push ups, sit-ups, light calisthenics, etc.)
  6. Must be able to participate in a structured program
  7. Have no criminal background or disciplinary problems which may preclude him/her from successful participation in the Academy
  8. Attendance is mandatory for the duration of the program (five days)

For more information on the Evesham Township Police department Junior Police Academy please contact Lt. Justin Graff via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Ptl. Christine Schmidt at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  You may also contact them by telephone at (856)983-1116.

JPA Application 2019