Other Programs

Police Academy Magnet School Program

The LAPD Academy Magnet School Program offers a rigorous, police officer-led high school curriculum developed for young men and women expressing an interest in a career in law enforcement. The program has been implemented at Monroe, Dorsey, Wilson, San Pedro and Reseda High Schools. Each school has a full-time Police Officer as the program coordinator.

For further information, contact:

Roberta Weintraub
Executive Director
Los Angeles Police Academy Magnet School
(310) 246-0404
E-mail: jrpolice@aol.com


Juvenile Impact Program (JIP)
The goal of the Juvenile Impact Program is to prevent and correct negative or inappropriate behavior in youth by instilling discipline, self-esteem and respect for themselves and others. This will lead to better attitudes, communications, and improved relationships with family members. This is accomplished through an intense, regimented academic and physical training program similar to military boot camp.

Who is eligible to join the JIP Program? Those young people who are accepted into the JIP Program are 9 to 17 years of age and display one or more of the following behaviors:

  • Daytime curfew/expulsions from school
  • Poor or failing grades
  • Experimental drug use
  • Rebellious behavior at school and/or home
  • Association with gang members
  • Beginning stages of gang identification:
  • Clothing style/make-up
  • Gang writing style
  • Cursing/Offensive language
  • Gang hand signs
  • Tattoos
  • Body language
  • Criminal Involvement
  • Graffiti
  • Negative contacts with law enforcement or probation officers
  • Negative contacts with social services and/or DCFS
  • Lack of parental or adult supervision
  • Considered to be beyond parental or adult control

To learn more about the JIP Program and how it can benefit you, click the ‘Join’ button and complete the interest form.


Jeopardy Program
The Jeopardy Program is a gang prevention and intervention program for young people ages 8 through 17 years.  Jeopardy is successful because it combines the strength of the community, neighborhood schools, and the LAPD to affect positive, lifelong, attitudinal changes in youth where are in “jeopardy” of being drawn into the gang lifestyle.  Jeopardy provides youth and their families with various resources and referrals that will provide them with the tools necessary for making good choices and becoming successful, productive adults.

Who is eligible to join the Jeopardy Program?
Those young people who are accepted into the Jeopardy Program are 8 to 17 years of age and display one or more of the following behaviors:

  • Daytime curfew/expulsions from school
  • Poor or failing grades
  • Experimental drug use
  • Rebellious behavior at school and/or home
  • Association with gang members
  • Beginning stages of gang identification:
  • Clothing style/make-up
  • Gang writing style
  • Cursing/Offensive language
  • Gang hand signs
  • Tattoos
  • Body language
  • Criminal Involvement
  • Graffiti
  • Negative contacts with law enforcement or probation officers
  • Negative contacts with social services and/or DCFS
  • Lack of parental or adult supervision

To learn more about the Jeopardy Program and how it can benefit you, click the ‘Join’ button and complete the interest form.


Deputy Auxiliary Police Services (DAPS)
The DAPS Program introduces youth, ages 9 through 13, to the law enforcement profession and provides the physical and mental preparation necessary to make the transition from DAPS to the Cadet Program, or any other Department sponsored youth programs.  The interaction with police officers helps young people develop a sense of personal responsibility that will help them become constructive, responsible, and productive members of the community.

Who is eligible to join the DAPS Program?
Those young people who are accepted into the DAPS Program are 9 to 13 years of age and meet the following requirements:

Those young people who are accepted into the DAPS Program are 9 to 13 years of age and meet the same requirements as people applying for the Cadet Program. Those requirements include:

  • Doing well in school
  • Have no record of serious arrests or convictions
  • Maintain good moral character
  • Demonstrate a willingness to serve the community and participate in activities

To learn more about the DAPS Program and how it can benefit you, click the ‘Join’ button and complete the interest form.


Police Activity League (PAL)
The Police Activities League is a youth crime prevention program that relies on educational, athletic and other recreational activities to cement a bond between police officers and the youth in our community.  It is based on the conviction that young people – if they are reached early enough – can develop strong, positive attitudes towards police officers and the law.  Studies have shown that if a young person respects a police officer on the field or in the gym, he or she will likely come to respect the laws that police officers enforce.  Such respect in beneficial to the young person, the police officer, the neighborhood, and the business community.

Who is eligible to join the PAL Program? Those young people who are accepted into the PAL Program are 6 to 17 years of age and demonstrate a desire to better themselves through a commitment to and participation in team sports.

To learn more about the PAL Program and how it can benefit you, click the ‘Join’ button and complete the interest form.

Cadet Divisions

On going 2014
Applications Now Being Accepted For July 2014 Academy


April 5th 2014
Bring a Friend to the Academy Day


April 26th 2014
Cadet Career Fair


April 26th 2014
Cadet Promotional Exam


June 2014
Cadet Class of 1-2014 Graduation


July 20th 2014
Cadet Summer Dance


July 26 2014
Cadet Leadership Academy Begins


August 2014
Cadet Picnic


August 30th 2014
Parent Academy Begins


October 2014
Cadet Banquet


November/December 2014
No Events Scheduled