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Police Youth Academy Recruits Wanted


The Hackensack Police Department will be hosting its 18th Annual Police Youth Academy in collaboration with the Maywood, Rochelle Park, and South Hackensack Police Departments.  The Youth Police Academy is open to any qualified Hackensack, Maywood, Rochelle Park, or South Hackensack residents who are in grades 8 thru 12. 


The Police Youth Academy is a weeklong event, which will meet in Hackensack and incorporate all aspects of law enforcement.  The five day training period consists of day trips, presentations from various law enforcement agencies, military drills, and physical training exercises.  The goal of the Police Youth Academy is to provide the recruit with an idea of what is involved in becoming a Police Officer.


The Police Youth Academy begins on Monday, August 20, 2018 and ends with graduation on Friday, August 24th, 2018.

Space is limited and the deadline for applications to be submitted is by July 6, 2018.  If you have any questions, please contact Maywood Police Detective Matthew Parodi at 201-845-2900 ext. 137 or the Hackensack Police Department Juvenile Bureau at 201-646-7730. 

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