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14-189 The 2nd Annual Multi-Jurisdictional Police Explorer Academy Is Currently Underway

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Patrol Operations Bureau
-Explorer Post 900

Pinellas Park Police Department

St. Petersburg Police Department

Gulfport Police Department

What:
The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, the Pinellas Park Police Department, the St. Petersburg Police Department and the Gulfport Police Department are hosting an exciting and educational experience for the youth in Pinellas County. The Academy offers youth between the ages of 14 and 18 insights into how law enforcement performs their duties and how law enforcement serves the community.

When:
The Academy is currently underway and the Explorers are in the second week of the program. The third and final week will be held August 5-7, 2014. Explorers will graduate from the program on August 7, 2014.

Where:
The Academy is held at various locations throughout Pinellas County.

Why/How:
The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, the Pinellas Park Police Department, the St. Petersburg Police Department and the Gulfport Police Department have teamed up to host the 2nd Annual Multi-Jurisdictional Police Explorer Academy. The Academy is currently underway and Explorers are in their second week of the program.

The Academy offers youth between the ages of 14-18 an insight into how law enforcement officers perform their daily duties and serve the community.

For the past two weeks Explorers participating in the program have been given an opportunity to learn through classroom lecture and have hands on experience with Defensive Tactics, Flight, SWAT and Handcuffing.

The third and final week of the Academy will be held August 5-7, 2014. Explorers will graduate from the program on August 7, 2014.

For more information, contact Deputy Jim Butterfield at (727) 421-3149.

Photos from the last two weeks are available on our Facebook page: http://tinyurl.com/kn7jg3z

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