Youth Citizen Police Academy

It is with great sadness that unfortunately all of this year’s Youth Citizen's Police Academies have been canceled due to COVID - 19. We hope anyone interested will apply again next year as we strive to make it the best year of YCPA's to date.

FOR INFORMATION REGARDING THE 2020 YCPA'S PLEASE CONTACT SGT.  SCHERREY AT CSCHERREY@FAYETTEVILLE-AR.GOV

The YCPA is a program of the Fayetteville Police Department and is designed to give youth of today a chance to provide insight into solving issues facing today's teenager and learn about police operations.


  1. Level 1
  2. Level 2
  3. Application
  4. Pictures
  5. Sponsors
  6. FAQ's

Dates:  CANCELED for 2020 

Location: Fayetteville Public Schools

Ages: This year's 5th and 6th graders

Level 1 topics covered:

How to become a police officer

juvenile laws

Alcohol and drug awareness

Internet, fire, bike and personal safety

Lockdown training

Physical Fitness and much more.


Sample Schedule:

Day #3

8:30AM – 9:30AM

Attendance/Announcements

Physical Fitness 

9:30AM – 10:00AM

Internet Safety by Cpl. Warren

10:00AM – 10:30AM

Internet safety activity (Dateline video)

10:30AM – 11:00:AM

Personal safety by Cpl. Reed

11:15AM – 12:00PM

Lunch

12:00PM – 12:30PM

Personal safety activity (Defensive tactics moves)

12:30PM – 2:30PM

Fire safety training/Smoke trailer

2:30PM – 3:30PM

Rec time activity