EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Thirty cadets will be accepted this year into the East Brunswick Police Department's 13th Annual Youth Police Academy, a program that has strengthened the community policing program in the township.

The Academy will begin on June 25, 2018 and conclude on June 29, 2018. 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 29th. There is a course enrollment fee of $100. Applications are currently being accepted.

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.

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For those who are interested in enrolling someone in this program, please complete the online registration via the East Brunswick Department of Recreation link and email the completed Applicant Packet to the Community Policing Unit. If are resident is  interested in enrolling more than one person, he or she should complete separate applications for each person.

Registrations must be completed no later than May 11, 2018.

The number of cadets that are accepted into the program is limited, so interested parties should 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.

Find registration and application information for the East Brunswick Junior Police Academy by visiting www.eastbrunswick.org/Junior-Academy. If residents have any questions, contact the Community Policing Unit at (732) 390-6938 or CommunityPolicing@ebpd.net.