The Baltimore County Police Department is accepting applications for its youth leadership academy.
The six-day program offers teens an opportunity to build leadership skills while learning about the police department.
This is the seventh year for the program. The deadline for all applicants is May 31.
Students will visit a number of facilities including:
- Police Training Academy on the Community College of Baltimore County Dundalk campus.
- Park School on Falls and Old Court Roads.
- Middle River Volunteer Fire Company across from the Martin State Airport.
The academy will culminate with a graduation ceremony at Baltimore County Public Safety Building/Police Headquarters in Towson.
The six-day program for youth ages 14-18 will run from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, June 24 through Saturday, June 29.
Applicants must have good grades and in addition to an application must write an essay explaining why they want to be in the program. Each applicant must also have a waiver signed by a parent of guardian.
For more information, contact the police department's Youth Initiatives Team at 410-887-2587 or Detective Teresa Moudry at firstname.lastname@example.org.