Pittsburgh’s Fall 2019 Student Police Academy

Join the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police for an opportunity for high school students to train, learn, and experience what it’s like to be a Police Officer! The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police is offering an opportunity for students to become closely acquainted with the roles and responsibilities of the Police Bureau – free of charge. The Pittsburgh Student Police Academy (SPA) will bring members of the Pittsburgh Police and high school youth together in a setting that offers a sample of police training and operations to each student. 

The Fall 2019 Session of the Pittsburgh Student Police Academy will be held on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 to 9:00 pm for 10 weeks, beginning on Wednesday, October 9. Classes will be held at Point Park University, located at 201 Wood Street in Downtown Pittsburgh. Class size is limited to 25 participants. 

Interested students can find the application online. The completed application should be sent to:

John Tokarski
Department of Public Safety – City of Pittsburgh
Suite 451 City-County Building
414 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

If you have questions, email John Tokarski or call 412-255-2117.  

Registration for the Fall 2019 Session closes on Friday, October 4, 2019