Free summer police academy for teens in Forest Park

Teens looking for a challenge this summer are invited to sign up for Forest Park Police Department’s 13th annual Police Cadets Academy.

The program is free and open to ages 12 through 17. Cadets must bring a parent or guardian to sign up at 6 p.m. May 30.

Participants will learn about crime scenes, criminal investigation, interacting with police, Internet safety, and drug and alcohol abuse, plus see a special K-9 demonstration.

Cadets will meet from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Forest Park Police headquarters, 320 Cash Memorial Blvd., June 4 through July 23.

For more information, call Sgt. K. Flanigan at 404-366-7280, ext. 202.

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