Photo/Video Op: MUPD, FBI co-hosting youth law enforcement camp this week

July 5, 2019

MUPD carMILWAUKEE — The Marquette University Police Department is co-hosting the Future Law Enforcement Youth Academy with the Federal Bureau of Investigation Milwaukee Division July 8-12 on the Marquette campus.

There will be multiple visual and media availability throughout the week. A highlight of the program will include students processing a mock crime scene on Tuesday from 12:20 p.m. to 2:20 p.m. with the FBI Evidence Response Team set up in residence hall rooms at Marquette’s Humphry Hall, 1716 W. Wisconsin Ave.  Media is invited to cover the students as they learn basic forensic evidence preservation and collection.

Event information

Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Time: 12:20-1:40 p.m.

Place: Humphrey Hall, 1716 W. Wisconsin Ave.

In its second year, the FLEYA program is a five-day law enforcement youth educational academy presented in partnership with the multiple local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies. Led by sworn law enforcement officers. FLEYA will include interactive classroom sessions, practical exercises, light physical activity, social events, and a community service project.

The FEYLA completion ceremony is Friday, July 12, at 2 p.m. The event will be held in the Alumni Memorial Union and open to the media. The keynote speaker at the ceremony will be Milwaukee County Sheriff Earnell Lucas.

Media wishing to attend any FEYLA sessions on the Marquette campus should contact Kevin Conway at or (414) 288-4745.

Other open sessions are listed below. Media wishing to attend those sessions should contact Leonard Peace of the FBI Office of Public Affairs at or (414) 489-3565.

Monday – 6:30 p.m. – Law Enforcement Panel Discussion: Multiple local, state and federal agencies explain their partnership roles and engage the students in Q&A.

Wednesday – 12:30 p.m. – FBI Field Office Visit will include a tour of the FBI.  Student will also process automobile crime scene, and step in to the role of law enforcement in a scenario-based use-of-force simulator.

Thursday – 1:30 p.m. – K-9 demonstration (St. Francis Police).

Thursday – 5 p.m. – Community Service Project (Clean-up Norris Park Neighborhood).

About Kevin Conway

Kevin Conway

Kevin is the associate director for university communication in the Office of University Relations. Contact Kevin at (414) 288-4745 or