How to Talk with Students about Mass Shootings

Tip sheet for SROs, parents, caregivers, and teachers offering helpful ways to respond to youth questions following a traumatic event.

Are We Raising a Generation of Helpless Kids?

To turn the tide, Growing Leaders is working with 5,000 public schools, universities, civic organizations, sports teams and corporations across the country and internationally to help turn young people — particularly those 16 to 24 — into leaders.

The First Cadets.

Phillip LeConte & Kelly LeConte with father Robert LeConte. My name is Phillip LeConte; I am the Executive Director of the Junior Police Academy. Kelly LeConte, my sister, is our Program Director. Twenty years ago,

How ‘No Touch’ Policies Damage Kids

In June 2018 we learned from the Washington Post that pediatrician Dr. Colleen Kraft found conditions at a Mexican border children’s detention center to be a friendly environment where children could be happy and well

Creating Safe Schools & Resilient Students 

As a School Resource Officer you wear so many hats and have so many different job descriptions.  You are law enforcement officers but also serve as mentors, counselors, teacher, mediators and big brothers/sisters.

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JPA Video Channel

JPA’s learning channel takes you behinds the scenes to visit with the innovative instructors who have pioneered the program nationwide.

The Spirit of JPA

For over two decades, the Junior Police Academy has supported the efforts of police officers across the country who know first-hand the power of reaching out to the young people in their community.

CONNECTING WITH KIDS COURSE

Connecting with Kids is designed to change the way young people perceive law enforcement in America!

Discover the Good Character All Around You

American Police Officer is a course in character building from the Junior Police Academy.

Classroom Success for the School Resource Officer

“Classroom Success” is a course for police officers looking to make the transition into the classroom.

Learn Something New

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