Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and Police Commissioner Patrick J. Ryder are pleased to announce the scheduling of a Nassau County Police Department Youth Police Academy. The Police Youth Academy, which was started in 2007, brings students from Nassau County School Districts to the Police Academy for a one-day modified session. It exposes students to everyday police work and aims to establish a positive relationship between the Police Department and young adults. The students attending will be from the PAL Special Needs Unit in addition to Uniondale High School students who will be serving as mentors for them.
The Police Youth Academy consists of classroom lectures from our Asset Forfeiture and Intelligence Unit, given by Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder, the Police Departments Use of Force lecture, as well as physical training, defensive tactics and demonstrations from the Canine Unit, Bureau of Special Operations, Mounted Unit, Aviation and obstacle course exercises. It emphasizes responsible citizenship and the impact of ones choices and consequences.
WHAT: NCPD Police Youth Academy
WHEN: Saturday May 12, 2018 9:00am – 5:00pm
WHERE: NCPD Police Academy, 200 Second Avenue, Massapequa Park
MEDIA IS INVITED FROM
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM