The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting its 5th Annual Sheriff’s Youth Academy this summer. This program is designed to provide the youth of our communities an opportunity to gain insight into the everyday functions and training for a variety of law-enforcement agencies and emergency services in our government. The Academy will be held at the Cumberland County Community Complex. Breakfast and lunch will be provided each day. The cost of the program is $25.00 per student; however, scholarships are available for any student who wants to attend but needs assistance. Students who successfully complete the course will receive a Youth Academy T-shirt and a certificate at the Sheriff’s Academy graduation ceremony. The schedule is as follows:
Students going into 4th Grade – June 3-7 – 8 a.m. to 12 noon
Students going into 5th Grade – June 17-21 – 8 a.m. to 12 noon
Students going into 6-8th Grade – July 8-12 – 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Students going into 9-12th Grade – July 15-19 – 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The curriculum includes responding to crisis situations, defensive tactics, handcuffing, patrol procedures, traffic enforcement, criminal investigations, crime scene processing, K-9 units, S.W.A.T. tactics, overview of criminal justice system, bullying, active shooter, See Something, Say Something school-threat management.
Applications may be requested from Gary Howard at firstname.lastname@example.org or at the front desk of the sheriff’s office (90 Justice Center Drive). Students may also see their School Resource Officer for an application or information. For more information call (931) 246-9882 or click here.
If you – or your company – would like to be a sponsor for this great program, please contact Gary Howard at email@example.com and we will be in contact with you.
Together we can make a difference in the future or our children and our community.