Youth Citizen Police Academy

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.

Sessions 1 and 2 are full. Session 3 is still accepting applications.


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

Dates: June 10th-14th

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


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


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