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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 28, 2013

Contact: Lisa Kutis, PIO
Goodyear Police Department
Office: 623-882-7663
Cell: 480-243-4723 
LKutis@goodyearaz.gov 

Goodyear Police Offer Teen Academy

GOODYEAR, Ariz. – It is back by popular demand! The Goodyear Police Teen Academy is coming in July! The Goodyear Police Department, in partnership with The Goodyear Police Officer's Association, is hosting the annual Teen Police Academy Training for high school students 14 to 18 years of age. Applications are now being accepted. Class size is limited to 30 students, so don’t wait, get your application in now! The deadline to register is June 1st!

The program, which provides an insider's look at law enforcement, is geared toward teens that may have an interest in criminal justice. Training is provided by various members of the Goodyear Police Department. A few of the topics of instruction include:
• Working mock crime scenes
• Firearms safety and training
• Criminal street gangs
• SWAT
• K9
• Drug awareness
The one-week program begins July 8 through July 12, 2013 and the second one begins July 15-19. Classes meet from 8 AM until 4 PM Monday through Friday. There may be a couple of days where hours may vary. The cost is $50, which covers a Police polo shirt, some lunches, fun day, and the graduation ceremony. See flyer for more information http://goodyearaz.gov/DocumentCenter/Home/View/13980
Click this link http://goodyearaz.gov/DocumentCenter/Home/View/13979 to download the Teen Police Academy application, print the application and return to:

GOODYEAR POLICE DEPARTMENT
ATTN: Officer Regan McCarthy
175 N. 145th Ave. Suite E
GOODYEAR, AZ 85338

WHO: Goodyear Police Department

WHAT: Goodyear Police Teen Academy

WHEN: July 8-12 AND July 15-19, 2013

WHERE: Estrella Mountain Community College

CONTACT: Email Officer McCarthy: remccarthy@goodyearaz.gov or call 623-377-5634

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City of Goodyear • 190 N. Litchfield Road • Goodyear AZ 85338 • Phone 623-932-3910 • Toll-Free 1-800-872-1749