The purpose of the Fairfield Junior Police Academy is to provide the opportunity to experience the methods and techniques often used in Law Enforcement. The academy will focus on key values of the profession-respect, self-discipline, integrity, equality, education, and physical fitness. The academy will include daily exercise, scenarios, and training that will help the students build an understanding of the police profession and their role as public servants. The students will develop and refine critical thinking skills which are utilized by police officers on a daily basis. This program is best suited for students in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade for the upcoming school year.
Topics of Discussion:
The topics discussed during the Junior Police Academy include:
Physical Fitness/Team Building
Traffic Crash Investigation
Police Equipment/Use of Force
Crime Scene Processing
Radar/Laser speed detection
Detection of driving under the influence
Classes are free with limited spots available which will be filled in the order the application is received. For more information on this program and the date of the next Junior Police Academy, call the Fairfield Police Department at 513-829-8201 and ask for Officer Todd Adamson. If you are interested in this program, and a class is scheduled, you may complete an application online.