Springfield Junior Police Academy

Do you have children interested in learning about law enforcement? This page contains information about the Springfield Police Department’s Junior Police Academy, a free program geared towards children ages 8- to 12-years-old.

Two one-week sessions are offered for the Junior Police Academy. SESSION ONE will take place July 8 – 12, 2019 and SESSION TWO will take place July 15 – 19, 2019. Monday through Thursday hours will be 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and Friday hours will be 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The Springfield Police Department is no longer accepting applications for the 2019 Junior Police Academy, all spots have been filled. Questions about the program may be directed to 217.788.8360. 


Information About the Junior Police Academy

The Junior Police Academy is no longer accepting applications for 2019, all spots have been filled

The Junior Police Academy is a free program that gives children ages 8- to 12-years-old an opportunity to learn about the Springfield Police Department by participating in activities at the Springfield Police Academy located at 3501 Color Plant Road.

To download the program flyer, click here.

Academy staff members are not licensed to administer any types of medications to attendees. It will be the responsibility of the parent/guardian to administer the medication at the time it is prescribed to be taken.