Does your child have an interest in criminal justice? The 2017 Youth Academy will be held the week of July 10-14 for students ages 14-18. This free week-long course offers participants the opportunity to learn about specific elements of the law enforcement profession. Some of these courses include:
- Backgrounds and Recruiting
- Bomb Squad Unit
- Crime Prevention / Community Policing
- Crime Scene Investigations
- Gang Identification and Prevention
Students will also be offered a tour of law enforcement agency stations and learn about physical training exercises. The event will run from 9:00 a.m. to noon each day. The class is limited to 20 participants. Applicants under the age of 18 must also submit a Parent Consent Form. The deadline to apply is Monday, July 3.