Updated march 19, 2019

The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is offering students who have an interest in pursuing a career in law enforcement the opportunity to attend THP’s Youth and Junior Academy this summer.

The Junior Academy, designed for middle school students grades 5-8 from Giles County and surrounding areas.

The middle school academy will take place June 24-28 and for high school students grades 9-12 on July 7-12. 

Both academies are being held at the Training Center in Nashville and THP will provide transportation for the Junior Academy.

Cadets will be provided educational and recreational experiences that involve respect, discipline, integrity, team building, physical fitness and much more. 

The Youth Academy only will be in-residence, overnight stay at the Training Center.

Applications are now being accepted.  To apply, visit www.tn.gov/safety or visit your local THP District Headquarters. 

The deadline to apply is May 15 at 4:30 p.m.  Acceptance letters will be mailed by May 20.