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Summer Fun with APD

APD hosts annual summer camps with over 200 youth attendees.
August 01, 2023

Crime Scene Investigator shows campers how to dust for fingerprints.

Camp Fearless

This year, APD hosted Camp Fearless in six area commands and had 197 kids attend. During the camps, participants went to the zoo, learned about different jobs in law enforcement, visited the Albuquerque Fire Rescue academy and learned how to march with the NM National Guard. 

This camp happens each summer and registration opens in April. The camp is free and open to any child age 8-13 at the time of camp. 

Group picture of the JPA and instructors at the Reality Based Training Center.

Junior Police Academy 

The Junior Police Academy was help at the APD academy and had 21 participants. During this week-long program, participants get a preview of what an academy will be like. They participated in daily workouts, classroom lectures, and visits to APD and AFR facilities.

This program is for high school aged youth and happens each summer. Registration opens in April.