South River Junior Police Academy Accepting Registrations

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SOUTH RIVER, NJ (Public Notice) – The South River Police Department will be hosting our 13th annual Junior Police Academy! If you’ve ever wondered what it is like to be a police officer or what they do this is your chance to find out!

Meet the police officers, talk on a police radio, learn criminal and motor vehicle laws, investigate a crime scene, collect evidence, conduct motor vehicle stops, see the inside of a real jail, and more.

This five day academy will be taught by South River Police Officers and has previously included visits to the New Jersey State Police Museum, a real working criminal laboratory, and an actual Police Academy.

The academy is open to all residents of South River who are scheduled to attend 6th, 7th, or 8th grade in the fall of 2022. Instruction will be held at the South River Middle School on weekdays between 8:00am and 4:00pm.

To participate in this exciting educational experience, pick up an application at South River Police Headquarters Monday through Friday between 8:00am and 4:00pm. If you have any questions or need more information, please contact Sgt. Edwin Yorek at 732-254-1150 ext 111.

Cadets will be chosen on a first come first serve basis and class size is limited. Returning cadets will not automatically receive preference over new applicants. Applications must be returned no later than 4:00pm on Friday, May 27th.