Register Now for San Ramon Youth Police Academy

Students living in San Ramon in grades 8th to 12th are eligible to attend.

What is the San Ramon Youth Police Academy?
The San Ramon Police Department’s Youth Academy provides youth with an inside look at local law enforcement. The Academy, which meets daily for two weeks, is designed to inspire good citizenship through criminal justice education. This is a great opportunity for youth who are interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement.

What is the curriculum?
During the Academy, students will be introduced to the services that law enforcement provides to our community. Some of the training topics include: Laws in schools, search and seizure, drug and alcohol recognition, crime scene investigation, K-9 demonstration, traffic stops, DUI enforcement, officer use of force, officer safety, community policing, and defensive tactics. The Youth Police Academy will take a fieldtrip to Juvenile Hall. All classes are taught by police officers and department personnel in their own area of expertise.

When is the Youth Academy?
The Academy Class will be held June 23, 2014 to July 3, 2014. Classes are from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Is there a fee?
There is no charge to participate in the Youth Academy.

Who can attend?
The San Ramon Police Department’s Youth Academy is offered to 8th to 12th grade students who reside in San Ramon and have not previously attended the Youth Academy. Students must not have any FELONY convictions and no MISDEMEANOR arrests within TWO YEARS. Final selection will be made by the Chief of Police or his designee.

For information on how to receive an application, please call School Resource Officer Mark Gunning at 925-973-2737 or mgunning@sanramon.ca.gov.You may also download the application.

- See more at: http://www.ci.san-ramon.ca.us/police/youthacademy.html#sthash.Q3IoNIM5.dpuf

—Information submitted by San Ramon Police


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