EDISON — The Edison Police Department will be conducting a Junior Police Academy which will be held in two separate sessions: Aug. 1-5 and Aug. 8-12, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The academy will be held at Woodrow Wilson Middle School, 50 Woodrow Wilson Drive in Edison. It is open to all Edison middle school students who are entering sixth, seventh or eighth grade as of this coming September. Deadline for registration for the program is Friday, July 22. The class sizes are limited, students will be selected on a first come for served basis. The cost for the program is $50 per week, which must be payable to the Edison Municipal Alliance by either check or money order.
Activities to be held will include: DWI Education, K-9 demonstrations, fire demonstrations, motor vehicle stops, emergency response team, anti-drug education, drill & ceremony, postal inspection, climbing a rock wall, sporting activities, a National Guard helicopter landing and more.
Graduates of the academy will receive a diploma at a ceremony which will be held at 1 p.m. on each Friday in the Council Chambers of the Edison Municipal Complex, 100 Municipal Boulevard, where family and friends are invited to attend.
Any interested residents should contact Sgt. Robert Dudash Jr. of the Edison Police Community Services Unit at 1-732-248-6442, or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are available at the Edison Township website, www.edisonnj.org
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