Rockwall Police Department
Junior Police Academy

The Rockwall Police Department is excited to announce the 1st Annual Rockwall Police Department Junior Police Academy. RPD Junior Police Academy is intended for students entering 6th grade in 2021 thru students entering 8th grade in 2021 that attend school in the Rockwall ISD. Junior Police Academy will be in one-week increments, Monday – Thursday from 8 am-4 pm. Junior Cadets can only sign up for one week.

There will be a one time, $25 fee due on the 1st day of camp (scholarship available based on need). Please pay in cash or with a check made out to the Rockwall Police Department. All Cadets will receive a free t-shirt. Limited spots available so sign up today! Each Junior Cadet must register using the online camp registration form.

Junior Cadets will have hands-on, practical training in defensive tactics, CPR and First Aid (you will have the option to pay an additional $35 for a certificate to be officially certified), Stop the Bleed, traffic stops, building clearing and more! Junior Cadets should be prepared to show up on time and give 100 % effort. Cadets should dress appropriately to accommodate rigorous physical exercise and or movements. Note: Masks and or face coverings are optional at this time.

Junior Cadets are required to bring their lunch each day except for Thursday. On Thursday, Rockwall Police Department will be providing pizza.

In addition to the activities listed above, Junior Cadets will also learn about:

  • Mental Health which includes anti-bullying, self-esteem, and internet safety.
  • Drug Awareness
  • Interacting with Police on a Traffic Stop
  • Operations of Rockwall Police Department

Junior Police Academy will be held on the campus of Utley Middle School, which is located at 1201 T.L. Townsend, Rockwall, Texas 75087. Junior Police Academy will be taught by members of the Rockwall Police Department. This week will be as challenging as it will be fun!

Qualifications to Enroll

  • Be a 6th-grade student as of August 2021 OR
  • Be in 7th-grade as of August 2021 OR
  • Be in 8th-grade as of August 2021
  • Operations of Rockwall Police Department
  • Be in good standing with your school (passing grades, no disciplinary infractions). Note: Your school’s principal may be contacted to verify that you are in good standing.

Camp Information

Camp Location: Camp will be held at Utley Middle School, which is located at 1201 T.L. Townsend Rockwall, Texas 75087

Camp Days & Hours: Monday through Thursday from 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM

Camp Sessions:

Session Start End SeatsAvailable
MS-Week 16/28/20217/1/2021200
MS-Week 28/2/20218/5/2021200
MS-Week 38/9/20218/12/2021200
Available Seats: 0

All sessions are full or have expired.

Additional Information

For questions and additional information about the Rockwall Junior Police Academy please contact:

Officer Michael Manuel

Rockwall County Crime Stoppers

Rockwall Police Smart 911