The NYPD Youth Services Section will be accepting applications for the NYPD Summer Youth Police Academy 2012 now through June 22, 2012. The Summer Youth Academy provides youth with an unique opportunity to interact with law enforcement professionals, learn life skills and more. The program is for youths between the ages ...of 10-16, and takes place five days a week for six weeks during the summer, culminating in a graduation ceremony at One Police Plaza.
The application is available here:http://www.nyc.gov/html/nypd/downloads/pdf/community_affairs/2012ypaapplication.PDF
For additional information, please contact the NYPD-Youth Services at 718 834-8855 or 646 610-5323.
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