NDHP Youth Academy


The NDHP Youth Academy is a one-week residential learning experience for young adults ages 16-19. The 2021 Youth Academy is scheduled for July 26-30 at the Law enforcement Training Academy (LETA) in Bismarck.

During the academy, students learn the basic duties of a North Dakota Highway Patrol trooper, participate in a physical training program, and gain an understanding of NDHP’s commitment to our communities and our state. 

Areas of Focus

     Firearms safety  Defensive driving  Crash investigation  Traffic stops  Leadership 

     Defensive tactics  Criminal law  Aircraft operation  Motor carrier inspections  Police service dogs     


  •  Young adults age 16-19 (by 7/20/2021)
  •  Good  moral character and work ethic
  •  Proof of medical insurance and a doctor’s note attesting to physical fitness
  •  One personal reference
  •  Completed application process, including personal interview

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If you have questions, call Sgt. Wade Kadrmas at 701-328-4252 or email wkadrmas@nd.gov.