Fairfax County Police Department

CONTACT INFORMATION: Open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
703-691-2131 TTY 711 (Non-Emergency)
12099 Government Center Parkway
Fairfax, VA 22035
Kevin Davis
Chief of Police

Teen Police Academy

July 24 - 28, 2023

Considering a career in law enforcement? The Teen Police Academy provides high school students with an opportunity to learn more about the Fairfax County Police Department, understand core police functions, explore careers in law enforcement, and participate in hands-on activities.

2023 Teen Police Academy Application

Deadline to apply:  June 21, 2023

You will learn about:

  • Patrol
  • Crime scene investigations
  • Use of force
  • Careers in law enforcement
  • SWAT
  • Police vehicles
  • And more… 

For more information, please call (703) 246-4315 or e-mail us at CPA@fairfaxcounty.gov 


Classes will be held July 24-28, 2023:

  • Monday through Friday from 9:00am - 3:00pm at Fairfax County Public Safety Headquarters (12099 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA)
  • Participants are expected to attend all classes
  • Application deadline is June 21, 2023


The program is offered free of charge and is open to all Fairfax County high school students (public, private or home schooled) entering 10th, 11th or 12th grades during the 2023-2024 school year.  Class size is limited to 15 students. While many students will provide their own transportation, in order to meet the needs of our large community, transportation will also be offered from the Gerry Hyland Government Center at 8350 Richmond Hwy and the Gum Springs Community Center at 8100 Fordson Rd. Pickup/drop-off times will be determined at a later date, once the numbers of students requesting transportation has been established.

You may also be interested in our Future Women Leaders in Law Enforcement program for high school girls.

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