MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – The Myrtle Beach Police Department will launch the first annual Junior Police Academy, according to Lt. Joey Crosby.
The participants were selected from school representatives after writing a short essay explaining why they wanted to participate in the program. It is scheduled to conclude on Friday, Aug. 4, a press release stated.
The itinerary for the program is listed below. Guests are welcome to visit the Junior Police Academy at any time.
- 8:30 to 11 a.m. - K9 Demo
- 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. - Lunch by Chick-Fil-A
- 12 to 2 p.m. - SWAT Demo
- 2 to 4 p.m. - School violence presentation
- 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. - Gang presentation
- 9 to 11:30 a.m. - Shopping at Walmart, 541 Seaboard
- 12 to 1 p.m. - Lunch
- 2 p.m. - Graduation