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
The following topics are covered during
- Accident Investigation
- Crime Scene Investigation
- Water Safety
- Sheriff’s Department Canine Demonstration
- Internet Safety
- 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 or by
downloading one here.
Space is limited so please submit applications before June 7,
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 in the form of cash or money
order at the time of application. ABSOLUTELY NO LATE ORDERS
WILL BE ACCEPTED.
Parental consent is required before anyone
is allowed to participate in the program.
HOW DO I GET MORE INFORMATION?
For questions regarding the Rahway Youth
Police Academy, please contact the Sergeant Dawn Rodger at 732/
To print an overview of the Youth Police
Academy please click