Law Enforcement Youth Academy

Are you between 14-years-old and 18-years-old and interested in learning more about law enforcement? Then sign up for the Aurora Police Department’s & Kane County’s Youth Law Enforcement Academy over the summer!

The Youth Law Enforcement Academy gives students an exciting inside and hands-on look at law enforcement. Topics and activities include: 

  • Tours of the Aurora Police Department, Kane County Jail, Kane County Sheriff’s Office.
  • Learn more about why police do what they do. 
  • Learn about traffic stops and practice mock stops.
  • Learn about how crime scenes and evidence are processed. 
  • An inside look at the SWAT Team and how they operate. 
  • Learn more about Task Forces, like the DEA, ATF and FBI. 
  • Meet and speak with the Kane County Sheriff, the Aurora Police Chief, the Kane County State’s Attorney, Judges, Elected Officials.
  • Opportunities to give back to the community. 

Academy Dates 

The summer program will be held from:

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
From June 20, 2022 to August 3, 2022
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Aurora Police Department
1200 East Indian Trail
Aurora, IL 60505

Additional Details

Students will receive community service hours for schools who honor community service. 

Youth Ages 14-18 may participate in the summer program.

Please ensure you are not required to attend summer school.

Please note that we only have 25 seats available.

Are you interested in joining?

Contact Pam Bradley
Law Enforcement Youth Academy Program Director at the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office
Phone: (630) 406-7325
Email: [email protected]

Registration Deadline: Friday, May 6, 2022

Other Important Dates:

Parent/Youth Orientation
Thursday, June 2, 2022, at 6:30 p.m.

Aurora Police Department Community Room
1200 East Indian Trail
Aurora, Illinois 60505

Youth Academy Annual Picnic 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Youth Academy Graduation 
Thursday, August 4, 2022