Mauldin Police Youth Academy, a program providing law enforcement experience for adolescents, begins July 8 with the Boys’ Academy.
The program is conducted in military fashion, and cadets will participate in physical training every day. Cadets will have the opportunity to work with members of severals division, such as the MPD K-9 program, the Tactical Warrant Team, the Traffic Enforcement Team, and the Detective Division. One day will be spent learning CPR and first aid skills with the Mauldin Fire Department.
Additionally, each participant will maintain a journal during the length of the camp, where they will describe their daily activities and write about current events.
The Boys’ Academy will take place July 8-19 and is currently comprised of 25 participants. The Girls’ Academy is slated to begin at the end of July, and space remains within the program. Interested youth may contact the Mauldin Police Department.