Junior Police Academy

The 2020 Junior Police Academy programs have been canceled due to COVID-19.

Designed to introduce Ripon youth age 11-13 years to law enforcement career options, the classes run during the summer months, and give students a chance to explore law enforcement career opportunities in a “hands-on” environment.

  • CPR/First Aide (advanced class)
  • Physical Training
  • Introduction to Criminal Law
  • Mock Traffic Stop (advanced class)
  • Evidence Collection
  • Fingerprinting
  • Guest Speakers from various law enforcement agencies

Class size is limited to 25 students and there is a nominal fee. Call Officer McGinnis at 599-2102 if you have any questions.
Basic JPA (one-week class)

Advanced JPA (two-week class)

  • July 6th – 10th and July 13th – 17th, 2020 (8AM – 12 Noon)
  • The prerequisite for the advanced course is prior completion of the basic course.
  • Applications for Advanced JPA applications are due June 22nd, 2020.
  • Download the Advanced JPA Application or pick one up in the Police Department Lobby
  • Ripon Police Department

    259 N. Wilma Avenue
    Ripon, CA 95366

    9-1-1 Emergency

    (209) 599-2102 Non-Emergency
    (209) 599-5022 Emergency
    (209) 599-4034 Fax
    (209 599-7847 (599-RTIP)
    24/7 Anonymous Tip Line

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