The 23rd session of the Summer Youth Police Academy will begin July 15. The academy is targeted for students entering fifth through eighth grade in the fall of 2019. Classes will meet from 10:30 a.m. to noon in four one and a half hour sessions July 15, 16, 18 and 19. Applications can be picked up at the Newton Police Department.
The goal of the Summer Youth Police Academy is to promote youth interest in law enforcement as a career. It is anticipated that the course will provide a fun, interactive introduction to the law enforcement and criminal justice fields.
The primary instructor for the Summer Youth Police Academy is Newton School Resource Officer Julie Britton. Additional police officers with specific areas of expertise will also be utilized.
Students are required to attend all four sessions, unless excused by a parent/guardian. Parents/guardians are invited to attend any of the four classes to observe.
Applications must be returned to the NPD by July 10 to be considered for the class: Newton Police Department, 101 W. Fourth St. S. or by fax to 641-791-0721.
If you have any questions, call the Newton Police Department 641-791-0850.