The South River Police Department will hold its 12th annual Junior Police Academy from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17 and 18 at South River Middle School, 3 Montgomery St., South River.
Meet 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. In past years, field trips have also been planned.
The academy is open to all residents of South River who are scheduled to attend sixth, seventh or eighth grade in the fall of 2019. Cadets will be chosen on a first-come first serve basis and class size is limited to 25 cadets. Returning cadets will not automatically receive preference over new applicants.
Pick up an application at South River Police Headquarters, 61 Main St., from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. Applications must be returned no later than 4 p.m. on June 14.
For more information, call Diane Nale at 732-257-6727, ext 102.