The goal of our program is to give the citizens of Fitchburg an increased awareness and appreciation of their police department. We, as a police department, benefit by obtaining a better understanding of what the citizens of our community expect and deserve from their police officers.
We hope that the Citizens Police Academy continues to build a strong bond between our department and our community.
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Summer Youth Police Academy
The Fitchburg Police Department will be hosting a 5 day intensive Summer Youth
Police Academy This week long “mini police academy” will be offered to students in
grades 7 & 8. The academy will run in June (date will be determined later)from 8am-3pm.
Up to 40 cadets will be selected to participate in this program.
Cadets that are selected will participate in physical fitness activities. Cadets will
learn about warm-up exercises, marching, physical training, and defense tactics. Cadets
will be introduced to functions and tools that officers perform during their regular tour of
duty. This academy will further values of integrity, self respect, discipline and overall
teamwork amongst its participants. The primary goals of the academy is to enhance the
cadets knowledge about law enforcement as well as establish positive communication be-
tween youth and law enforcement personnel.
Those with questions or who wish to express interest in applying for the academy should
either contact Officer Mike Chandler or Officer Leroy Jackson (978-855-8121). Parental
consent is necessary to participate.
***PARENTS MUST PICK UP AND DROP OFF CHILDREN***