MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Participants in the Myrtle Beach Junior Police Academy, launched this week, gained admittance by writing a short essay explaining why they wanted to take part.
According to a MBPD news release, representatives from a local middle school reviewed the essays and selected participants.
The academy started Thursday morning and will wrap up with a graduation Friday afternoon.
A full schedule of events follows:
K9 Demo – 8:30 a.m.
Lunch by Chick-Fil-A – 11 a.m.
SWAT Demo – noon
School violence presentation – 2 p.m.
Gang presentation – 4 p.m.
Shopping for school supplies with officers at Walmart – 9 a.m.
Lunch – noon
Graduation – 1 p.m.