Arvada, Colorado -- April 4, 2016 – Arvada high school students are invited to start their summer with some excitement by attending the 2016 Arvada Police Teen Academy, June 13 -17.
Taught by members of the Arvada Police Department, participants will experience live police scenarios with simulations, drive police cars, process mock crime scenes, learn arrest control tactics, shoot a Taser and see a live K9 demonstration, all while having fun and meeting others teens.
The cost of the five-day class, which runs 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, is $25 and includes an academy t-shirt. Priority enrollment is given to students from Arvada Senior, Arvada West, Pomona and Ralston Valley high schools, as well as those who are enrolled at Faith Christian Academy, Wheat Ridge High School and Arvada teen residents.
Teens who wish to participate must be between the ages of 16- to 18-years-old, possess a valid Colorado driver’s license and have a minimum 2.0 GPA. Teens must also write a short biography/written essay expressing why they are interested in attending the teen Academy.
To apply, visit the teen academy page at http://arvada.org/residents/crime-prevention/teen-academy for an application or call 720.898.6660 for more information. Applications must be received by May 31, 2016.
WHO: Arvada Police
WHAT: 2016 Teen Police Academy
WHEN: June 13 - 17
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily
WHERE: Locations vary (participants will receive the full schedule before first class)