Junior Police Academy

In collaboration with the Needham Police Department, this free multi-day program in June is offered for youth rising to 7th and 8th grade to explore police related activities such as K-9 and Community Resource Dog units, SWAT, Honor Guard, patrol and detective work. Youth will be active participants and have an opportunity to learn about and experience first-hand the duties of different roles within a police department.

- Spots are typically limited to 20 participants, participants must be rising 8th graders
- Free T-shirt and hat
- Snack & lunch provided daily
- Certificate of Completion awarded

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For any questions, please contact:

Nicole McMahon at nmcmahon@needhamma.gov