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Police department seeking applicants for junior academy

Eric Sucar
Officer Shaun Hobbs (middle) givers orders to his young participants during the Freehold Borough Police Youth Academy held at the Freehold Borough Police Department on July 26. The Freehold Borough Police Department held the academy, which offered various activities for the young participants.

The South River Police Department will hold its 10th annual Junior Police Academy on weekdays from July 10-20 at South River Middle School, 3 Montgomery St.

The academy is open to all residents of South River who will be in the sixth, seventh or eighth grade in the fall of 2017.

This eight-day academy is taught by South River police officers. Children will 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.

Applications are available at South River Police Headquarters, 61 Main St. Applications must be returned prior to June 2.

For more information, contact Diane Nale at 732-257-6727, ext. 102.

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