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The Fairfax County Police Public Safety Cadets Program is for teens 14-21 who are interested in a career in law enforcement or related criminal justice field. Cadets gain awareness of the Criminal Justice system through training, practical experiences, competition, and community outreach activities. 


Minimum qualifications include:

  • 2.0 GPA
  • 14-21 years of age
  • Good moral character
  • Ability to regularly attend meetings ( 2(two) times a month on Mondays 7:00pm-9:00pm)
  • Ability to attend training, community events, and fundraising activities after school and on weekends.


We accept applications once a year in September; please check our main page beginning in September for more information!