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Calling Teens! Sign up for Herndon's Youth Police Academy!

Teens invited to learn more about the Herndon Police Department during a free, 10 week class.

One of the many great things about our Town is our Police Department. And if know a teen, ages 14-17, who is interested in learning more about the police department, how it works and what it's like to be in this field, encourage them to apply to the HPD Youth Police Academy.

It's a FREE, yup, FREE 10-week program that starts on Thursday, March 7, 2013. Classes meet every Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the Herndon Police Department at 397 Herndon Pkwy.

The classes sound really interesting and adults, keep an eye out for a similar program called the Citizens Police Academy later this year!

Detailed info from the Town's website: 2013 Youth Police Academy 

The Herndon Police Department is now seeking teens age 14-17 to attend the upcoming Youth Police Academy on Thursday evenings, March 7 through April 11, 2013. The Youth Police Academy offers area teens a better understanding of the Police Department and a greater awareness of the daily challenges faced by police officers.
  
The Youth Police Academy is a FREE 10-week program that will provide members a unique view of the Herndon Police Department. Attendees will have an opportunity to learn about topic such as; criminal investigations, traffic enforcement/safety, K-9, forensics and evidence collection as well as other law enforcement related topics. 
  
The Youth Police Academy will be held Thursday evenings from March 7 through April 11, 2013. Classes meet from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Herndon Police Department, 397 Herndon Parkway 
  
Applicants must provide their own transportation to and from training. Acceptance into the program is subject to review of applicant's criminal record and police contact history. 
  
For an application, visit the Town's website at http://herndon-va.gov/Content/public_safety/crime_prevention/Youth_Programs/YPA.aspx?cnlid=2701

or contact SPO Denise Randles 703-435-6881 x 2343 or denise.randles@herndon-va.gov

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