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May 27, 2014 > Accepting applications for Hayward Police Department Youth Academy

Accepting applications for Hayward Police Department Youth Academy

Submitted By City of Hayward Police Department

The Hayward Police DepartmentÕs Community Youth Academy is a week long program (July 7-11) offered annually each summer. This unique opportunity provides students with a greater understanding of the inner workings of a police department, as well as policies and procedures, as taught by the Law Enforcement professionals themselves. The purpose of the academy is to educate the youth on what laws are enforced and their importance, as well as strengthen the relationship between both the community and the Police.

Open to students in grades 8-12 and students entering the 8th grade for the 2014-2015 school year are also welcome to apply.

The Academy is presented over five days and covers the following topics:
Gangs & GraffitiÑDestructiveness of gangs
Alcohol/Drug Abuse & Tobacco-Consequences of underage usage
Forensics and Crime Scene
Traffic and Patrol Ops
CoronerÕs Presentation
K-9 Demo
FATSÑFire Arms Training Simulator
HPD/Jail Tour

Applications are due by June 16 and can be downloaded from, or picked up at the Hayward Police Department, 300 W. Winton Avenue.

The Academy is free but applicants must pass a limited background investigation and have parent/guardian approval to attend class. Class size is limited to 30 students. Hayward residents/students will have first priority of acceptance. A light breakfast will be provided. Class locations will be held at both 300 W. Winton Avenue and 22701 Main Street, Hayward.

Hayward PD Youth Academy
Monday, July 7 Ð Friday, July 11
9 a.m. Ð 1 p.m.
Class locations: 300 W. Winton Avenue and 22701 Main Street, Hayward
Application required:
(510) 293-7179

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