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Ripon Police Department
Monday May 22nd, 2017 :: 12:40 p.m. PDT


Ripon Police Department Junior Police Academy (JPA)

Ripon Police Department Junior Police Academy (JPA)

JPA was 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
•Guest Speakers from various law enforcement agencies

Class size is limited to 25 students and there is a nominal fee.

Basic JPA (one-week class) Monday, June 12th through Friday, June 16th (8AM – 12 Noon) 

•Applications for Basic JPA are due by May 26th, 2017
•Download the Basic JPA Application from our web site, or pick one up in the Police Department Lobby

Advanced JPA (two-week class) Monday, July 3rd through Friday, July 14th (8AM – 12 Noon)

•The prerequisite for the advanced course is prior completion of the basic course.

•Applications for Advanced JPA applications are due June 14, 2017.
•Download the Advanced JPA Application from our web site or pick one up in the Police Department Lobby

Please visit the department web site @ to learn more about JPA under the “Programs” heading.

Call Officer Leroy Sanchez at 599-2102 if you have any questions.

P.I.O.-Lieutenant Steve Merchant Ripon Police Department 259 N. Wilma Ave. Ripon, CA 95366 209-599-2102 Business 209-599-0262 Desk 209-599-4034 FAX

Ripon Police Department
259 N Wilma Ave
Ripon, CA 95366

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 209-599-2102

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