Teens get a taste of law enforcement at Goodyear Teen Police Academy

GOODYEAR, AZ - The Goodyear Police Department is offering teens an insider's look at law enforcement through a one-week summer program.

The program is geared toward teens that may be interested in a career in criminal justice, according to a police press release.

The Teen Police Academy Training is for high school students 14 to 18 years of age.

A few of the topics of instruction include working mock crime scenes, firearms safety and training, criminal street gangs, SWAT, K9 and drug awareness.

The one-week program begins July 8 through July 12 and a second one runs from July 15-19.

Classes meet from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The cost is $50, which covers a police polo shirt, some lunches, fun day and the graduation ceremony.

Class size is limited to 30 participants and the deadline to register is June 1.

Go to the Goodyear Police Department website for more information or for the registration form .

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