PAL Summer Cadet Program

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Grade Level
High School
County School


The SFPAL Law Enforcement Cadet Program is a collaborative effort of SFPAL and the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD). Since 1959, the PAL Cadet Program has provided opportunities for growth, leadership, and career experiences for thousands of San Francisco youth — including many who have chosen to pursue law enforcement or public service careers.


  • 14-20 years old
  • Reside or attend school in San Francisco
  • Enrolled in high school or college
  • 2.0 GPA or higher
  • Pass San Francisco Police Department background check


4-week summer training 

Jun. 6-Jun. 29, 2023

Location: SFPD Academy

Additional Information 

Register for one of our information sessions: 

  • Wednesday, Mar. 22 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, Mar. 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 



Phone: 415-401-4666

Apply Online by Friday, May 5 at 5:00 p.m.

SFUSD neither endorses nor sponsors the organization or activity described in this announcement. This distribution is provided as a community service.