Jun 11, 2024

Police Youth Academy deadline is Friday

Posted Jun 11, 2024 9:15 AM
HPD Law Enforcement Center Judd Weil
HPD Law Enforcement Center Judd Weil

Hutchinson Police Department

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The Hutchinson Police Department is accepting applications for the 2024 Youth Academy. Spaces are limited. Applications must be submitted by June 14.

The Hutchinson Police Youth Academy is a free and fun educational opportunity by Hutchinson Police Department to allow youth in the community to interact with officers and get a chance to have some hands-on law enforcement experience.

Subjects that will be covered:

-Law Enforcement Center Tour
-Crime Scene Investigations
-Police Vehicles / Equipment / Drones
-Emergency Response Team Demo
-Firearms and Safety Demo
-K9 Demo
-Patrol Operations
-Crash Investigations
-Detectives / Investigations
-Police Records
-Animal Control
-Court Procedures

When: Thursday, July 11, 2024 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Where: Meet at the Law Enforcement Center (210 West 1st Ave)
Who: Due to limited space, we are only allowing youth who are going to be 7th graders next fall to attend.

Anyone within Reno County that meets the requirements may participate. This includes those students who are home schooled.

What: Participants will learn about Law Enforcement operations.

Lunch will be provided to all participants. This is a free event.

If your child meets the criteria and you wish for them to attend, please contact Captain Gates at 620-694-2825 for an application.