Future Law Enforcement Youth Academy
FBI New Orleans, in partnership with the Tulane University Police Department, will be offering a youth program called Future Law Enforcement Youth Academy (FLEYA). The program will run June 25-30, 2023.
The program is an overnight camp at Tulane University. FLEYA will give 30 Louisiana high school students between the ages of 15 and 17 an inside look at today’s FBI, while simultaneously exposing them to various local, state and federal law enforcement agencies and practices. Tulane’s campus provides an environment rich with the significance of education and the encouragement for students to pursue higher education.
Classroom training will be provided on various subjects including: cyber technology, investigative forensics, domestic and international terrorism, civil rights (hate crimes) and more. Information on the FBI Honors Internship Program will also be provided. Law enforcement professionals from the FBI, U.S. Attorney’s Office, and local police departments will provide instruction for this unique youth program.
FLEYA Eligibility Criteria
- Student is a United States Citizen residing in the state of Louisiana
- Student is currently enrolled in a Louisiana High School
- Student must be 15 to 17 years old at the time of the Future Law Enforcement Youth Academy (FLEYA), which will be held June 25-30.
- This program is only for current high school students (students graduating high school in the spring 2023, are not eligible)
- Student minimum GPA of 2.7
- Student must complete the entire application
- Student understands they must be present each day of the FLEYA program; no absences during FLEYA
- Completed application and essay must be emailed in PDF form to LouisianaFLEYA@fbi.gov. (Note: No Google Docs or applications requiring a password to access will be accepted)
- Please direct questions about the FLEYA program to LouisianaFLEYA@fbi.gov.