Winthrop Police Youth Academy
From Monday, August 17 to Friday, August 21
9:00am to 3:00pm Daily
Eligible Youth Winthrop resident youth going into 7th, 8th and 9th grade apply early only 20 youth selected.
The Winthrop Police Department will be hosting its 2nd annual Youth Police Academy for the Summer of 2020. The dates of the Academy are scheduled for the week of August 17th through August 21st .The Youth Academy will run daily from 9:00am to 3:00pm Monday through Friday. The Youth Academy is free of charge and a t-shirt and hat will be provided. Student will bring their own lunch for the week. The Youth Academy will be accepting applications for students going into the 7th, 8th and 9th Grade in the Fall of 2020. Applications will be accepted starting July 10th (There are 20 spots so they will fill fast) and are available by visiting Winthrop Police Department web page.
Winthrop Police Academy Application. You may also pick up an application at the Front Lobby of the Winthrop Police Station.
The Youth Police Academy is an innovative and effective program for the young people in our community. It’s designed to establish a positive relationship between the Winthrop Police and the youth in our community.
The Academy is intended to:
- Expose participating youth through hands on experience to the various duties associated with the Law Enforcement profession.
- Enhance responsible citizenship
- Provide positive interaction with police officers including application of 21st century policing model
- Educate young people about the challenges and responsibilities of police work
- Participate in team-building activities to build confidence