C.A.T.S. Academy

“Police and Teens Building Relationships for the Future”

Program Overview

C.A.T.S.  Academy is a Teen Police Academy  modeled after the very successful adults Citizens’ Police Academy.  The Teen Academy is intended for young men or young women that have an interest in a career in law enforcement or have an interest in learning why and how police officers serve their community.  Get a behind the scenes look at a police department, as well as allowing our officers the opportunity to interact and build positive relationships with the teens residing in the Mayfield School District. 

C.A.T.S. Academy includes:

  • An Academy T-Shirt along with a structured but fun atmosphere.
  • Exciting hands-on training with Patrol Officers, Detectives, Airsoft Shooting Range, the SWAT Team, Hostage Negotiations, and the Bomb Squad.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Grades 8 – 12
  • Primary residence is in the Mayfield School System
  • A wide variety of classroom instruction and interaction
  • Agree to attend all sessions of the Teen Academy

Sign up online

If you are interested in participating in C.A.T.S. Academy, you can sign up here

It is FREE to participate in the C.A.T.S. Academy!!! 



Lieutenant Scott Suydam
440-442-2323 ext. 288

Corporal Doug Woods
440-442-2323 ext. 222