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Multi-Jurisdictional Police Explorer Academy

The Police Explorer Academy is being hosted by the Pinellas Park Police Department, St. Petersburg Police Department, Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office and the Gulfport Police Department

Click here to download the academy flyer

Click here for the complete application
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Week 1: July 22-24
Week 2: July 29-31
Week 3: August 5-7
Time: 9am-3:30pm
Graduation: August 7 – 1pm-3:30pm

The Pinellas Park Police Department, St. Petersburg Police Department, Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office and the Gulfport Police Department are hosting an exciting and educational experience for the youth in Pinellas County. The academy offers youth insights into how law enforcement performs their duties and how law enforcement serves the community.

Training to include:

  • Communications
  • Ethics
  • Traffic Control
  • Defensive Tactics
  • Forensics and Crime Scene
  • Weapons Familiarization
  • Investigations
  • Jail Tour
  • Building Clearing
  • Officer Survival
  • Unknown/High Risk Traffic Stops
  • DUI Investigations
  • Domestic Violence Investigations
  • K-9 Demo

Open to young men and women between the ages of 14-18 -- Pass a background check -- Currently enrolled and attending high school in Fall 2014 -- Complete the application and turn in by June 4 (participants will be informed by June 18)--- Some of the training involves practical exercises and a hold harmless agreement that must be signed -- Cost $20 for academy -- Lunch will only be provided on last day-- All other dates are the attendees responsibility -- Youth will need transportation to the site for the day –Transportation may be available from local police department