Police offering youth academies this summer


Police offering youth academies this summer
The Marlborough Police Department will host its fourth annual youth academies this summer. (Photo/Courtesy)

MARLBOROUGH – The Marlborough Police Department will be hosting its fourth annual youth academies this summer. 

The dates of the academy are scheduled for the week of June 26-30, with a second week scheduled for July 31-Aug. 4. The academy will run daily from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

The academy is free of charge, and a T-shirt and hat will be provided. Students will be required to bring their own lunch Monday through Thursday. 

The academy will be accepting applications for students going into the seventh or eighth grade in the fall of 2023. Applications will be accepted starting April 1, and they will be available on the Marlborough Police Department website  www.marlborough-ma.gov/marlborough-police-department.

Applications also may be picked up in the front lobby of the Marlborough Police Station or from Whitcomb School Resource Officer Ryan Braswell. Applications may be submitted via email to Officer Borden Wicks or dropped off in person at the main lobby of the police station. 

Preference will be given to Marlborough residents. 

Topics covered will include criminal law and procedure, motor vehicle law, CPR/first responder, public speaking, team building, drug recognition, SWAT, firearm simulator and K9 demonstration. Students will also participate in physical training each morning. 

There are a limited number of seats available for the academy, so students are encouraged to sign up promptly.

Any questions, please contact one of the department’s community policing officers: 

Officer Borden Wicks – [email protected], 508-485-1212, ext. 36844

Officer Keith Moro – [email protected], 508-485-1212, ext. 36835

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