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Elk Grove Village Police Youth Police Academy

Now Accepting Applications for the 2018 Youth Police Academy

Post Date:05/22/2018 1:26 PM

The Elk Grove Village Police Department is offering a Youth Police Academy this summer!  This program will provide an opportunity for students to learn about law enforcement and develop a partnership with the Police Department. Through this one week academy, students will acquire knowledge through both classroom instruction and an interactive curriculum surrounding the law enforcement profession. The academy provides area youth with a unique learning opportunity with their local police officers. 

When: July 30th through August 3rd from 9:00am‐1:30pm

Where: Elk Grove Village Police Department, 901 Wellington Ave. Elk Grove Village, 60007

Requirements: Participants must reside or attend school in Elk Grove Village and be between the ages of 13‐17

Application Due Date: June 30

Cost: FREE

Curriculum Summary for Academy Participants

  • Police Department Tour
  • Patrol Operations /K9 Unit demonstration
  • Traffic stops / Police Encounters
  • Response to Resistance / Decision‐making/Use of Force
  • Personal Safety / Searching
  • Internet Safety / Crime
  • Crime Scene Investigations/Evidence Collection
  • Gun Safety/Meggitt simulator

NOTE – Students will not shoot firearms, but may handle demonstration weapons.  Some physical and hands‐on activity will be encouraged. 

 Please click here for the application



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