The 2020 Walpole Junior Police Academy will host two week-long programs, which will consist of daily sessions, held Monday through Friday. The Academy will begin at 8:30 a.m. and student officers will be dismissed at 2:30 p.m.
Student officers will attend classroom sessions, which will include lectures, role-playing and demonstrations provided by Walpole police officers specializing in areas of law, drug awareness, tactics, crime scene techniques, and first responder skills.
Field trips are also part of the curriculum and transportation will be provided.
Since the morning schedule will include being organized into formation and physical training activities, including running, student officers must wear comfortable athletic attire and footwear.
Walpole residents, attending school, and entering into either the 7th or 8th grade in fall of 2020 are eligible to participate.
Students will be required to bring their own lunch and snacks daily.
All students will receive the following:
two academy uniform shirts
All students are required to wear the above-mentioned uniform items each day to the Academy.
Those who wish to cancel their registration prior to this date will be fully refunded.
Those who wish to cancel their registration after this date will not receive a refund.