During the Youth Police Academy, youth ages 10 – 15 train with police officers in their borough. Students learn about the law and other subjects, go on field trips, and take part in fitness activities, developing positive relationships between the Police Department and NYC youth.  


  • Cost: Free
  • Who: Youth ages 10 – 15
  • When: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 2pm from July 1 to August 9
  • Where: Locations in all five boroughs (see a list of campuses)
  • Website: nyc.gov


Fill out the 2019 application and submit it by Friday, May 31. To submit it, email the PDF form to communityaffairs@nypd.org.

You can find instructions, along with the three-digit precinct codes that the application asks for, on this form. For additional information, you can call the Community Affairs Bureau’s Youth Strategies Division at 718-312-5079.