Register for the Teen Police and Fire Academy

Are you a teen interested in learning more about the police and fire departments?

As part of the National Night Out Initiative, the Police and Fire Departments offer students enrolled in grades 10-12 a free nine-day course. This academy aims to foster relationships between the city's public safety departments and youth in the community.

The academy will cover:

  • Uniform patrol
  • Assault & battery
  • Fire apparatus
  • CPR training
  • Drug enforcement
  • College preparedness
  • Careers in law enforcement and fire safety
  • Fire hose training
  • K-9, SWAT, Mounted and Motors

Monday, June 5 - Thursday, June 15, 2023

9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Orlando Police Department Headquarters


Step 1.Check your eligibility

To apply, you must be:

  • enrolled in 10th, 11th or 12th grade.
  • able to attend all sessions.

Step 2.Gather your information

Collect the information you will need to complete the application.

  • Guardian or parent's contact information.
  • Your background information.
  • Answer why you want to attend the academy.
  • Provide at least two character references - name and address. 

Step 3.Submit your application

Apply for the Teen Police and Fire Academy

Step 4.We'll contact you

A representative from the Orlando Police Department will be in touch if you have been accepted into the academy.