City of Sugar Land Police Department Teen Academy Application

Instructions for applicants:

Students will need to be prepared to complete the application in one sitting, you may not reaccess your application once it has been submitted.

You will need to provide the following-

-List of your activities and the organizations you belong to
-Answers to the following questions:
    1) Describe a positive experience you have had with a police officer and how that has shaped your view of police. 
    2) Describe a negative experience you have had with a police officer and how that has shaped your view of police. 
    3) What could the police department do to better relations with youth?
    4) What do you expect to gain from this experience in order to better help the community? 
    5) Why do you want to attend this Teen Academy?  

If you have any questions you may always contact us via phone or email.

Serve Sugar Land Volunteer

Police Department Teen Academy - City of Sugar Land
Student Participation Agreement
Meeting Information

Members are expected to commit to attending the weekly SLPDTA meetings. Please note the meeting dates and times listed on the schedule.

Importance of Attendance

Attendance at weekly SLPDTA meetings is critical to the success of the Sugar Land Police Department Teen Academy. Because enrollment is limited, attendance becomes even more important and members are asked to sign a commitment form acknowledging the following :

-Failure to attend and participate in meetings and events with the SLPDTA will result in failure to graduate at the end of the 10 day academy.
-Members are required to call the staff contact if they cannot attend a meeting/activity. Failure to notify in advance will result in an unexcused absence.

Qualifications for Membership
Eligibility Requirements

-Must attend a public or private High School located within Sugar Land or its extra-territorial jurisdiction for 2020-2021 school year

-Online Submittal of Application prior to 5/1/20 at 5pm

-Submittal of Student Participation Commitment/Parental Approval form prior to 5/1/20 5pm.

-All documents must be received via email no later than 5/1/20 at 5pm.

Application Instructions

1. Students themselves must complete application. Complete the entire SLPDTA application. Remember you cannot exit application and reopen. You must complete in one sitting. Incomplete or ineligible applications will not be considered. This includes receipt of all supplemental material by 5/1/20 at 5pm.

2. Submit the Student Participation/Parent Approval by emailing to no later than by 5/1/20 at 5pm.

3. Students will be notified electronically of acceptance decisions in May.

Volunteer Contact Information
Emergency Contact Information
(Please leave blank if not applicable)
Please list any school, volunteer, religious, social, athletic or other activities in which you have participated in the last two years. Include any leadership roles in those organizations.
General Information

As a candidate for a volunteer position with the City of Sugar Land, I am willing to furnish and make available information for use in determining my qualifications and I am aware that any information I provide may be subject to an open records request. I certify that the information given by me in this application is true and complete. I understand and agree that any false information, misrepresentation, or concealment of facts is sufficient grounds for my immediate discharge without recourse from the City of Sugar Land's Volunteer Program, Serve Sugar Land.

I understand and agree that all information furnished in this application may be verified by the City of Sugar Land. I also understand that my participation is subject to a satisfactory check of references. 

I hereby authorize all individuals and organizations named or referred to in this application and any law enforcement organization to give the City of Sugar Land all information relative to my employment, work habits and character and hereby release such individuals, organizations, and the City of Sugar Land from any liability for any claim or damage which may result. I further understand that this information will be used solely for the purpose of determining my eligibility.

Click the following link to print the Parental Consent Form required for your application:

STOP before you submit.

Have you printed the Student Participation Commitment/Parental Approval Form to be submitted along with your application?

Phone 281-275-2329