The SeaTac and Burien Police – in partnership with the King County Sheriff’s Office – will be bringing back the free summer Teen Police Academy, from July 15 – July 19, 2024.

The free academy will be held over one week in the summer from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the SeaTac Police Department at 4800 S. 188th Street, SeaTac (map below).

The academy is free of charge to teens age 14-17 who meet the following qualifications:

  • 14-17 years of age and lives or attends a school in Burien or SeaTac
  • In good standing with school and the community
  • Pass a background check
  • Able to attend all five days
  • Must have own transportation to and from the SeaTac Police Department

Topics to be covered include patrol procedures, SWAT, K9s, 911 and more. Transportation will be provided for field trips. Graduation will be held on the final day for all attendees and their families and friends.

Applications are due June 28 and can be emailed to

Please find the application online here.