The Palm Beach Police & Fire Foundation Teen Academy

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The Palm Beach Police & Fire Department, in partnership with Safeguard Palm Beach offer a week-long Police & Fire Foundation Teen Academy program to children of Palm Beach residents, ages 11-14.  

A graduation ceremony will take place on the last day of the program. Parents are invited and encouraged to attend.  Graduates of the Teen Police Academy become part of the Palm Beach Police Department family and will be invited to take part in activities with other Teen Academy Recruits throughout the year.


The Police & Fire Foundation Teen Academy is a one-week program held in the month of June (date TBA).  Sessions run from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm.  Participants are required to attend all five sessions.


Palm Beach Police  & Fire Departments
Palm Beach, FL 33480

Who Can Apply

The Police & Fire Foundation Teen Academy is available for teens from 11-14 years of age who live in Palm Beach or attend school in Town.  The program is free of charge and Academy shirts will be provided.

How to Apply

Student and his/her parent should fill out an application form from Safeguard Palm Beach.

What's Included

There is no charge for this program.  All lunches and transportation for field trips will be provided.  A class shirt will also be provided.  Applicants must be prepared to attend all sessions and must have permission to take part in all scheduled activities.

  • Ride-Alongs in the official police boat
  • Tour of the Palm Beach County Jail 
  • Crime Scene Investigations
  • Drug Awareness
  • Firearms Safety
  • Water Rescue
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Use of Force
  • Social Media Concerns

For more information contact Safeguard Palm Beach at 561-508-3547.

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