3/26/2007 - Police Youth Academy (Deadline Extended)

 

CITY OF HACKENSACK
DEPARTMENT OF 
POLICE

YOUTH DIVISION

225 STATE STREET
HACKENSACK, NJ 07601
201-646-7732

 

THE HACKENSACK POLICE DEPARTMENT IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE ITS SEVENTH ANNUAL POLICE YOUTH ACADEMY, FOR QUALIFIED YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN WHO WILL BE GRADUATING GRADES 8 THRU 12.

THIS YEAR WE WILL BE EXPANDING TO INCLUDE STUDENTS FROM ALL OUR SENDING DISTRICTS AND WE WILL BE JOINED BY OFFICERS FROM MAYWOOD, ROCHELLE PARK AND SOUTH HACKENSACK POLICE DEPARTMENTS.

THIS WEEKLONG PROGRAM WILL BE HELD AT THE NELLIE K. PARKER SCHOOL, 261 MAPLE HILL DR. HACKENSACK, NJ COMMENCING ON TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2007 AT 8:00 AM AND CULMINATING IN A GRADUATION CEREMONY ON FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 2007 AT 7:00 PM.

OUR OBJECTIVE IS A WEEK OF EDUCATION AND FUN THROUGH A POLICE ACADEMY FORMAT. THE FIVE-DAY CURRICULUM WILL INCLUDE VARIOUS PRESENTATIONS FROM GUEST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, DAY TRIPS, MILITARY DRILLS, AND PHYSICAL TRAINING TO GIVE THE STUDENT AN IDEA OF TYPES OF TRAINING INVOLVED IN BECOMING A POLICE OFFICER.

THE DAILY SCHEDULE IS FROM 8:30 AM TO 4:30 PM., WITH THE EXEPTION OF THE FIRST DAY, WHICH WILL START AT 8:00 AM. STUDENTS MUST BE DROPPED OFF AT THE NELLE K. PARKER SCHOOL BEFORE 8:30, AS INSTRUCTION WILL BEGIN ON TIME EACH DAY. TRANSPORTATION IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN. PICK UP WILL BE AT 4:30 SHARP.

LUNCHES FOR THE FIVE-DAY PROGRAM WILL BE PROVIDED BY THE ACADEMY, PLEASE NOTIFY US IF YOUR CHILD REQUIRES SPECIAL NUTRITIONAL NEEDS.

THE ACADEMY WILL PROVIDE EACH PARTICIPANT WITH T-SHIRT AND SHORTS TO BE WORN EACH DAY, INCLUDING GRADUATION.

UPON COMPLETION OF THE FIVE-DAY ACADEMY, THE HACKENSACK POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL HAVE AN OFFICIAL GRADUATION CEREMONY ON FRIDAY JUNE 29, 2007 AT 7:00 PM AT HACKENSACK HIGH SCHOOL, FIRST AND BEECH STS., HACKENSACK, NJ FAMILY AND FRIENDS ARE ALL INVITED AND ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND.

BELOW ARE THE REQUIRED APPLICATION FORMS THAT MUST BE COMPLETED AND RETURNED NO LATER THAN JUNE 15, 2007. SPACE IS LIMITED! SO PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATIONS EARLY. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS CONTACT THE HACKENSACK POLICE JUVENILE BUREAU AT (201) 646-7732.

1. YOUTH ACADEMY APPLICATION
2. LIABILITY FORM
3. RELEASE FORM

WE HOPE YOU WILL ALLOW YOUR CHILD THE OPPORTUNITY TO ENJOY THIS FUN-FILLED, EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM.

CAPTAIN TOMAS J. PADILLA
COMMANDER – YOUTH DIVISION