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Canton Public Safety

Posted on: March 26, 2019

Public Safety Announces Youth Academy this Summer

 

March 26, 2019, Canton, MI – The Canton Public Safety Department is hosting a one-week summer program for teens age 13 to 17 years old.  This year’s Youth Academy will be held Monday, June 24 – Friday, June 28, 2019, from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.  

Participants will be provided with lunch and will participate in light physical activity every day, providing a fun, interactive learning experience designed to:

  
  • Teach students about the daily operations of the police and fire departments, including the philosophy of teamwork
  • Promote a greater understanding between the youth in our community and Canton’s police officers & firefighters
  • Help students develop life skills that promote safe, smart thinking and decision making
 

Individuals attending this free academy will be educated on the operational procedures of both departments through presentations, demonstrations and hands-on activities.  Students will gain personal knowledge on law enforcement’s role in the criminal justice system, as well as the firefighter’s role of providing emergency services to the community.  Attendees will better understand the training and education required for police officers and firefighters to effectively handle the challenges of their professions.  Attendees will also have the opportunity to become CPR certified.

Applicants must be Canton residents, ages 13-17 (as of June 24, 2019), with no criminal history.  Applications will be accepted during the month of April, online at www.cantonpublicsafety.org.

Class size is limited—participants meeting the minimum requirements will be randomly selected.  For additional information, please contact Community Relations Officer Patty Esselink at 734/394-5194.

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