West County Youth Police Academy

West County Youth Police Academy is a new program which teaches 7 to 11-year-olds about a wide variety of policing topics. These topics include; Traffic enforcement, DWI investigation, Crime Scene Investigations, Drone Demonstration, Police Vehicles, Fingerprint Demonstration, Police Weapon Education, Tour of a Police Station, K9 Meet and Greet, Police Physical Agility Test and a SWAT demonstration.  The program includes classroom activities, as well as hands-on activities both outside and inside. The West County Youth Police Academy will be held at The Commons, 14885 Clayton Road, Chesterfield, MO 63017.


The program will be hosted and staffed by Chesterfield Police Department, Town & County Police Department, Ellisville Police Department, Ballwin Police Department, Eureka Police Department and St. Louis County Police Department. It will be conducted for one week, June 17th-21st, with a morning session and an afternoon session each day.

Registration for students begins on March 13 at 8am at the link below:

Teen (middle and high school) volunteers may apply now at https://www.chesterfield.mo.us/west-county-youth-police-academy-volunteers.html

If you have any questions about the program, please contact Officer Celia Saavedra at csaavedra@chesterfield.mo.us