July 29 – August 2, 2024

Haven’t decided on a career path?  Come and explore careers in law enforcement for women.  Learn first-hand about core police functions such as patrol, helicopter, and crime scene investigation.  Meet today’s women leaders in law enforcement in Fairfax County.  Explore what it takes to become a police officer and skills you will learn in the police academy.  Discover your potential to become a future woman leader in law enforcement.

Deadline: June 28, 2024

You will learn about:

  • Patrol
  • Crime scene investigation
  • Women in law enforcement
  • Recruiting process
  • Law enforcement career opportunities
  • Leadership skills
  • Helicopter division
  • And more…

For more information, please call (703) 246-3332 or e-mail us at CPA@fairfaxcounty.gov



Classes will be held July 29 – August 2, 2024:

  • at Fairfax County Public Safety Headquarters (12099 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA)
  • Participants are expected to attend all classes
  • Application deadline is June 28, 2024


This program is offered free of charge and is open to all Northern Virginia high school-age girls (public, private, or home-schooled) entering 10th, 11th, or 12th grades during the 2024-2025 school year.

Class size is limited to 30 students. While many students will provide their own transportation, to meet the needs of our large community, transportation can be offered to those who need it on a case-by-case basis. If you require transportation assistance, please email Captain Deanna Weand at deanna.weand@fairfaxcounty.gov when you submit your application.