Junior Police Academy

The Morris Township, Morris Plains, and Morristown Police Departments are extremely excited to bring the children of our community the opportunity to participate in the annual Tri-Morris Junior Police Academy. Applications become available in February of each calendar year for this summer program. 

Tri-Morris Junior Police Academy

The annual Tri-Morris Junior Police Academy is a comprehensive two week program focusing on:

  • Education for junior recruits from numerous agencies
  • Familiarization of internal departments and the criminal justice system
  • Physical Training
  • Hands-on Learning and Application


  • Must be a seventh or eighth grade student from a school within Morris Township, Morris Plains, or Morristown at time of application. 
  • Returning recruits can be of high school age
  • Complete the enrollment application / Español
  • All forms must be received by April 15, (current yr.) for consideration. Please include payment. If for some reason your application is denied, your check will be returned to you. Checks are only deposited upon acceptance into the academy.

The cost to attend the academy is $200. Please remit payment with the completed application. For those families who are in need of financial assistance in order to attend, we will be sponsoring a number of recruits based on financial need.  Please complete the Sponsorship Request form and return it with your completed application. We are only accepting a limited number of recruits and slots will be given out on a first come/first serve basis.

Applications for the Junior Police Academy can be mailed to:
Tri-Morris Junior Police Academy
Attn: Ptl. Tia McIver 
49 Woodland Ave.
Morris Township, NJ 07960

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or concerns at (973) 326-7450 or email Ptl. McIver.  With your support we expect to educate and enrich the children of our community and give them an unforgettable and valuable experience based on our core values of community service, discipline and respect.