Friday, January 24, 2014
2014 Youth Academy
The Meridian Township Police Department is currently seeking applicants for the Youth Citizen's Academy. The Academy will meet on Thursday nights from 6:3o pm to 8:3o pm from February 20, to April 3,2014. During the seven week course, students will receive instruction in areas such as: Use of Force,Crime Scene Investigation, K -9 Operations, Traffic Enforcement and, Alcohol Enforcement. In addition to classroom instruction, students will be given the opportunity to interact with and use many of the tools law enforcement personnel utilize everyday. Students will observe K-9 detection and apprehension activities, use "Fatal Vision" goggles to observe the effects of alcohol on coordination, see various non-lethal weapons and training aids (PepperBall, Taser, Simunitions), dust surfaces for latent fingerprints, and engage in scenario-based decision making on the Firearms Training Simulator.
Please fill out a 2014 Youth Academy Applicationa nd a waiver of Participation form and fax , mail, or drop off the forms to Sergeant Sawallich. These forms can be found on MeridianT ownship's website, or by clicking the following link: Youth Academy application
Sgt. Dawn Sawallich
Meridian Township Police Department
Phone: (517) 853-4800