Swatara Youth Police Program a success

News

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – The Swatara Township Police Department held a graduation ceremony Friday for the 16 young boys and girls who participated in the department’s first youth program. 

The 5-day program consists of multiple police-related topics which were geared toward educating the participants in various aspects of law enforcement.

The program gives the youth a behind-the-scenes look at policing. Topics included traffic enforcement, DUI enforcement, police K-9, police forensics, police use of force, crime scene investigations and more. 

The program is open to youth ages 13-15 years of age and will be offered again in 2020 in late June.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Top Stories

More Top Stories

Latest Videos

More Local

Don't Miss