The St. Charles Police Department is hosting its annual Youth Police Academy from June 11-15. Class sessions run from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The Academy is open to the first 25 D303 students aged 13-16 who register by June 6, and offers a unique look at careers in law enforcement for Middle and High Schoolers.
Many topics and activities will be offered during the Academy, including:
- How to become a police officer
- Personal and Internet safety training
- Crime scene evidence collection
- Traffic stops
- Tours of the Police and Fire Departments
- Free CPR Training by the St. Charles Fire Department, thanks to funding from the St. Charles Youth Commission
- A day at the Kane County Judicial Center for classes led by state’s attorneys and judges
Applications are available on the City website www.stcharlesil.gov. They also can be picked up at any of the St. Charles high schools or middle schools, or at the front desk of the St. Charles Police Department, 211 N. Riverside Ave.
For more information about the Youth Police Academy, contact Crime Prevention Officer Jim Burden at 630.443.3835 or firstname.lastname@example.org.