Application for South Dakota Youth Trooper Academy Open

The South Dakota Highway Patrol and American Legion is currently searching for applicants for the South Dakota Youth Trooper Academy.

The academy is for students either entering their Senior year of high school or will graduate in the Spring of 2023, and are considering a career in either Law Enforcement or the Military. 

Those looking to apply must fill out an application by March 25th, with classes to take place this summer from June 26-30. The classes will be held at the South Dakota Law Enforcement Training Academy in Pierre, South Dakota.

Expenses for the academy will be paid for by the American Legion and the South Dakota Highway Patrol. 

Students searching for more information can see a school counselor, an American Legion member or a State Trooper. A link for more information and the application can be found here.