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.

The dates for the summer 2020 sessions have been made, and are listed below. Applications will be open March of 2020.


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

Dates: June 22nd-26th (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


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