Beckley Police Department
BECKLEY POLICE DEPARTMENT
JUNIOR POLICE ACADEMY
Now Accepting Applications
The Beckley Police Department is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for the Beckley Police Department Junior Police Academy.
The Academy is a one-week program designed to increase a better understanding between students and the police through education. Students will learn from law enforcement officers in the classroom, during demonstrations and hands-on training scenarios.
Academy participants are not actually trained for police work. Students will have a better understanding of the day-to-day responsibilities and duties that officers are tasked with on a regular basis.
This program is not a disciplinary, recreational or underprivileged camp. This is not a behavior correction academy.
The Junior Police Academy will be held Monday, June 12, 2023 Friday, June 16, 2023 and a second session Monday, June 26, 2023 -Friday, June 30, 2023 at the Beckley Police Department, and the Beckley Police Department Training Facility. The Academy times will be 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Class size will be limited to 21 students per session.
There is no cost and it is open to students 11 – 14 years old (Current 5,6,7,8 & incoming 9th grade students). Students interested in attending the JPA must complete the Academy Application and the Agreement and Release forms. Students can obtain an application at the Beckley Police Department.
The applications and forms can be returned to:
|Sgt. Wall||Attention: Sgt. Wallemail@example.com|
|Beckley Police Department||304-256-4642|
|501 Neville St. Beckley, WV|
Students interested in this informative program must meet the following criteria:
- Be between 11 – 14 years of age
- Be a resident of Raleigh County
- No school truancy issues
- No misdemeanor or felony arrests
- Alcohol and drug free
- No school discipline issues
Each student will receive an Academy T-shirt and will be required to wear them every day of the academy.
Lunch will NOT be provided to each student. The Academy cannot accommodate special dietary or nutritional needs or allergies other than allowing students to bring their own lunch if they choose and we will keep it cool for them.
There will be lunch provided and graduation ceremony at the conclusion of the academy on Friday. Students and family members are invited to attend. For more information, contact Sgt. J. Wall (firstname.lastname@example.org) at 304-256-1720