Paducah Police Department kicks off summer program

Paducah Police Department kicks off summer program

PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - Paducah Police Department is accepting applications for it's third annual Junior Citizens' Police Academy (JCPA).

JCPA is a free, 5 day summer camp-style program for adolescence ages 13 through 18.

Youth will participate in mock crime scenes, traffic stops and court proceedings.

The academy will run from 8 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. daily with lunch provided each day and a complimentary t-shirt.

Applications are being accepted until Friday, June 6 with a maximum of 24 participates.  Repeat students are welcomed to apply.

For more information see the City of Paducah website and email Officer Chris Bolton at


Applications can be mailed or delivered to the Paducah Police Department, 1400 Broadway, Paducah, KY 42001.

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