Mobile Police Youth Citizens' Academy

Mobile Police Youth Citizens' Academy

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The Mobile Police Department is taking registration for the Mobile Police Department Youth Citizen's Academy.

The Youth Citizen's Academy will show kids what officers so on a daily basis. 

During this free academy, participants will learn about the police department and the role of law enforcement in our community. Topics of instruction include but are not limited to firearms training, patrol operations, radar demonstrations, narcotics and vice, juvenile law, crime scene investigation and hostage negotiation.

Additionally, the participants will have the opportunity to participate in field trips to the Mobile County Metro Jail, Strickland Youth Center and the Mobile Metro Range.

 The six-session academy is open to all youth ages 10-19. It begins June 11, 2013 and it meets once a week through July 9, 2013.

Interested individuals may obtain applications at the Mobile Police Department Training Academy located at 1251 Virginia Street in Mobile or by visiting the Department website www.MobilePD.org and clicking the "In the Community" link at the top of page.  Shirt size should be included on the application

Class size is limited. Background checks will be required and no applicant with a felony conviction will be admitted to the program.

All applications must be received by 4:00 p.m., Tuesday May 28, 2013.  For more information, please call (251) 208-2732.

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