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Youth Recruit Academy

The Youth Recruit Academy is a four day academy offered to Edmonton High School students interested in a career in policing. Students get the opportunity to get a glimpse into the world of policing and what it takes to become a police officer. The program offers presentations and scenarios from various units such as Robbery, Forensics, Tactical, Traffic, Canine, Air 1, Hostage Negotiations, and Recruit Selection Unit.  As well as a taste of police based physical training and drill training.


The program takes 40 outstanding students and is run by School Resource Officers out of an Edmonton High School during Spring break.


You can watch this video to see a summary of what attending the academy is like. To get more information please email youthprograms@edmontonpolice.ca


The next academy will be held on March 25-28, 2019.


To apply click here, Application Deadline is February 24th, 2019.