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Yarmouth Police Offer Junior Police Academy

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on July 14, 2017 0 Comments • views: 1043

YARMOUTH, MA (July 14, 2017) – Does your child dream of one day becoming a police officer? Maybe you’d like your youngster to learn more about law enforcement and begin a positive relationship with local police.

The Yarmouth Police Department is holding its Summer 2017 Junior Police Academy during the last week of July. This special program gives young individuals between the ages of 8 and 13 the opportunity to train with police officers for one week during the summer, leading to positive relationships between the police department and the children of Yarmouth. The Junior Police Academy will enhance responsible citizenship, provide positive interaction with police officers, and educate young people about the challenges and responsibility of the law enforcement profession.

Participants will attend the Junior Police Academy at Yarmouth Police Department Headquarters, during the week of Monday July 24 to Friday July 28 with a separate morning and afternoon session according to age group.

  • Children ages 8, 9, and 10 attend from 9AM to 11AM
  • Children ages 11, 12, and 13 attend from 1PM to 3PM

Yarmouth Police Officers conduct classes that include:

  •      Headquarters Tour
  •      Lectures
  •      Demonstrations in the Areas of Law
  •      Drug Abuse Prevention
  •      K-9 Demonstration

The Junior Police Academy is open to all, but first priority is given to Yarmouth residents. The class is provided for free.

To sign up, call Administrative Assistant Nicole Bohane at YPD: 508-775-0445 ext 2115 or email her at




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