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Teens Can Register Now for East Brunswick Youth Police Academy

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department is currently accepting applications for the 12th Annual Youth Police Academy.  The Academy will begin on June 26, 2017 and conclude on June 30, 2017.  Classes will be held between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. at Churchill Junior High School.  In addition, a final graduation ceremony will be held at the conclusion of the day on June 30th.  There is a course enrollment fee of $100. The Academy can accommodate 30 cadets.
 
This year’s academy will be open to individuals from 13 to 17 years of age who reside or attend school in East Brunswick.  This one-week program will provide an excellent opportunity for young members of the community to get a better understanding on how the East Brunswick Police operates and how the police officers serve and protect our community.  Each cadet will enjoy opportunities to enjoy team building activities and learn a great deal about respect and tolerance while having fun.  The program also includes a field trip to a local law enforcement site such as the New Jersey State Police Museum or equivalent. 
 
For those who are interested in enrolling someone in this program, please take this opportunity by completing registration via the East Brunswick Department of Recreation Online Registration Portal. If you are interested in enrolling more than one person, please complete separate applications for each person. 
 
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Registrations must be completed no later than May 12, 2017.
 
We must limit the number of cadets that are accepted into the program, so please submit your application(s) as soon as possible.  Due to a high number of anticipated applicants and the limited class size, cadets who are new to the program may be accepted over previous graduates. 
 
For more information about the Junior Police Academy please visit www.ebpd.net or if you have any questions, please contact Patrolman Craig Hoover of the Community Policing Unit at (732) 390-6938 or choover@ebpd.net.  

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