Arvada high school students are invited to start their summer with some excitement by attending the 2015 Arvada Police Teen Academy, June 8 -12.
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, see a live K9 demonstration and find out if they have what it takes to become a police officer, all while having fun and meeting others teens.
The cost of the five-day class, which runs 8 a.m. to 4 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 city 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 http://arvadapd.org/partnerships/teen-academy/ for an application or call 720.898.6660 for more information. Applications must be received by May 30, 2015.
WHO: Arvada Police
WHAT: 2015 Teen Police Academy
WHEN: June 8 - 12
8 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily
WHERE: Arvada Police Department
8101 Ralston Road
About Arvada Police
The Arvada Police department, established in 1945, was the first agency in Colorado to be accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies. Arvada boasts one of the lowest crime rates in the metro area. Over 230 employees serve more than 100,000 residents and businesses and are committed to the principles of responsibility, dedication and respect. Learn more by visiting www.arvadapd.org or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
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