The Allendale Police Department will be holding their inaugural Junior Police Academy from August 5th through August 9th.  The Academy will be held at Brookside School located at 100 Brookside Avenue in Allendale, NJ.

Enrollment for the Academy will be restricted to 75 recruits. All applicants must be Allendale residents who will be entering the 6th or 7th grade in September. Applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. The first 75 applications received will determine who is accepted to this year’s recruit class. Any applications received after the first 75 will be placed on a waiting list. If any of the first 75 applicants decide not to participate, the waiting list will then be used to fill any openings. The waiting list will also function on a first come, first served basis.

Applications will be available beginning May 1 at 9:00 a.m. The on-line application may be found and submitted from the Department’s website ( All submitted applications should be filled out completely. Any application returned that is not filled out completely or as instructed may be subject to disqualification. No applications will be accepted before Wednesday, May 1, or after Saturday, June 1 at 4:00 p.m.

JPA Information Packet

JPA Application