Youth Programs

The Draper Police Department has many programs designed for Draper's youth.  Draper Officers teach the D.A.R.E. program (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) to elementary students in the 5th grade.  This program gives kids the skills they need to avoid involvement in drugs, gangs, and violence.  

Explorers Program.  Law Enforcement Exploring is a well established and highly respected program that has served as a platform from which countless young adults have launched a successful career with local, county, state and federal law enforcement agencies.

The Draper City Mayor’s Youth Council provides youth an opportunity to increase their knowledge of civic education through practical hands-on experience. The Youth Council is composed of students in grades 9th-12th who are charged with representing youth in the City of Draper. 

The Draper Peer Court is a prevention / intervention program utilized by the Draper City Police along with public and private school administration. The program has three components: 1) court hearings, 2) peer mentoring, and 3) peer mediation.