Youth Citizens Police Academy

The Winston-Salem Police Department is now accepting applications for the Youth Citizens' Police Academy. This program is being offered to young men and women, ages 16 or older, who are interested in learning about the Winston-Salem Police Department or a career in law enforcement. There is no cost to participate. 

About the Academy

The Youth Citizens' Police Academy will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 26 to 30, 2021, at the Alexander R. Beaty Public Safety Training and Support Center at 1200 N Patterson Avenue Lunch will be provided. Topics will include:ycpa flyer

  • K-9 demonstration
  • Criminal investigations
  • Drone demonstration
  • Forensic services
  • SWAT demonstration

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