The deadline to apply for the Youth Police Academy is May 18. The Winston-Salem Police Department sponsors the program for young men and women, ages 16-18, who are interested in a career in law enforcement. Graduating seniors are welcome to apply. There is no cost to participate.
The Youth Police Academy will be held June 25-29 at the Public Safety Center. During this week, the student will be exposed to police field operations, criminal investigations, drug enforcement operations and the training that is provided to officers who face these challenges.
Applications are available at all high school guidance offices and online.
Online information and application
For more information call 773-7935.