Greenwich Police are hosting two law enforcement programs – one for middle schoolers and one for high schoolers.
Law Enforcement Exploring is a hands-on program open to young men and women who have completed 6th grade through age 20 who are interested in a career in law enforcement or a related field in the criminal justice system.
The program offers a personal awareness of the criminal justice system through training, practical experiences, competition and other activities.
Additionally, the program promotes personal growth through character development, respect for the rule of law, physical fitness, good citizenship and patriotism.
The Greenwich Police Dept supports two explorer programs for youth.
Law Enforcement Explorer Post #45 provides high school students with activities throughout the year.Some of the additional opportunities the cadets may participate in include the Cadet Police Academy, National Police Explorer Conference and Connecticut Police Cadet Stations Day.
For middle school students the Greenwich Police Youth Citizens Police Academy is a week long program offered each June.
In its fifth year the Youth Citizens Police Academy allows participants to experience some of the challenge that go into police training.
Physical fitness, forensics and marine enforcement are just a few of the activities offered.
For more information on Greenwich Police Explorer programs contact Sgt John Thorme at (230) 622-3660.