RAHWAY POLICE DEPARTMENT’S
YOUTH POLICE ACADEMY
The Youth Police Academy is designed to provide young adults with a
better understanding of police in today’s society. This academy
will expose cadets to some of the training, procedures and
technology utilized by police officers in order to provide the tools
necessary to form objective opinions regarding police action. The
Rahway Police Department hopes to increase the awareness and
appreciation of law enforcement and our organization.
HOW DOES THE YOUTH POLICE ACADEMY
The Youth Academy is a one-week program, which will
meet daily from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday, July 8th
to July 12th. Academy
participants must provide their own lunch and a bottle of water for
Cadets will be required to
participate to the best of their abilities in all scheduled
activities, including fitness training, military drills, water
safety, etc. The Youth Police Academy is not a “boot camp”
for troubled youth. It is designed to operate like an actual police
academy for those interested in law enforcement.
WHAT SUBJECTS ARE COVERED IN THE
YOUTH POLICE ACADEMY?
The following topics are covered
during the academy:
Crime Scene Investigation
Sheriff’s Department Canine
Physical Fitness Training
WHO CAN APPLY TO THE ACADEMY?
Any City resident between 11 and 15
years of age can apply. Applications can be obtained by calling the
Juvenile Bureau at 732/ 669-3612. Space is limited so please
submit applications before June 7, 2013
The Youth Academy will adhere to a
strict paramilitary code of conduct. All cadets will be expected to
conduct themselves in accordance with these rules and the Youth
Academy’s dress code. Uniform shirts will be provided by the
academy. You have the option of purchasing additional tee shirts
at a cost of $10 per shirt. You must include payment – CASH ONLY –
at the time you submit your application. ABSOLUTELY NO LATE
ORDERS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
Parental consent is required
before anyone is allowed to participate in the program. All
forms must be completed entirely and returned. Incomplete
applications will not be accepted and you will forfeit your spot.
HOW DO I GET MORE INFORMATION?
questions regarding the Rahway Youth Police Academy, please contact
the Sergeant Dawn Rodger at 732/ 669-3612 or visit our website at