The purpose of the Longview Police Department Teen Police Academy is educate students on the organization of the Department, requirements and steps for becoming a Police Officer, hands-on exercises and discussion concerning safety, laws and an Officer’s perspective and professionalism. The Teen Police Academy is cost-free to the student. We will provide you with notebooks and any other supplies needed. Refreshments will also be provided for each class. Class size is limited to 45 students. The class is held once a year.