Lawton Police Department Junior Citizens Police Academy

Teenagers are invited to gain an overview of the LPD.


The Junior Citizens Police Academy is designed to give teenagers an overview of the Lawton Police Department. It

is also designed to create two-way communication between young citizens and officers. This course includes

information on operations, community issues, videos and hands-on training to helps young citizens understand

how they can help to make our community safer. The Junior Citizens Police Academy will consist of a one week

class of four hour sessions held in an interactive classroom setting.

The purpose of the Junior Citizens Police Academy is to increase the understanding of law enforcement by our young citizens through education and interaction with members of the Lawton Police Department. The academy gives our youth the opportunity to learn first hand, in an educational and non-threatening setting, how the police department deals with issues facing teenagers today.

This program is available for teenagers who live or work in the Lawton Community and are between the ages of

13-17 years old. There is no fee to attend this program, however, space is limited.

*You may pick up an application at the Lawton Police Department*

Please contact:

Sgt. Matt Dimmitt (580)351-7081

Sgt. Chris Blessing (580)512-3169



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