EDISON, NJ - The Edison Police Department will conduct their 16th Junior Police Academy. The academy will be held at Woodrow Wilson Middle School, 50 Woodrow Wilson Dr. Edison, NJ.

The academy is open to all Edison middle school students who are entering 6, 7, or 8 grades as of this coming September. Deadline for registration for the program is Friday, July 18, 2014.

The class sizes are limited and students will be selected on a first come for served basis. Activities will include: DWI Education, K-9 demonstrations, Fire Demonstrations, Motor Vehicle Stops, Emergency Response Team, Anti-Drug Education, Drill & Ceremony, Sporting Activities, a NJSP Helicopter Landing and more.

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The Junior Police Academy will be held in two separate sessions: August 4 - 8 and August 11 – 15, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The cost for the program is $100.00 per week payable to the Edison Municipal Alliance by either check or money order.

Graduates of the academy will receive a diploma at the graduation which will be held at 1:00 p.m. on each Friday in the Council Chambers of the Edison Municipal Complex, 100 Municipal Blvd. Edison, NJ, where family and friends are invited to attend.

For more information contact Sgt. Robert Dudash Jr. of the Edison Police Community Services Unit at 732-248-6442, or via e-mail at rdudash@edisonpd.org.  Applications can be downloaded off the Edison Township Website as well.