The Teen Public Safety Academy will begin this summer for local teens between the ages of 14-18. Learn what it takes to be a Police Officer and Firefighter with the City of Santa Cruz. Academy Recruits will engage in a daily physical fitness program, learn basic self defense tactics, and be introduced to arrest and control techniques. They will also learn Basic Investigative Techniques, including Crime Scene Investigation and Evidence Processing. Recruits will also receive instruction on fire department operations and learn basic firefighting principles and emergency medical treatment, including first aid and CPR.
Session 1 is June 18-22
Session 2 is July 9-13
Session 3 is August 13-17
Program fee is $20. Interest forms can be found on the department's website by clicking here.
Need more information? Contact Community Services at 420.5873