This program is designed to introduce teens age 13 - 17 to law enforcement in general and specifically the Bloomington Police Department. Each day will run from 8am - 5pm at the Public Safety Training Center located at 3230 S. Walnut Street. The academy will be based on lectures, demonstrations, and interactive events designed to entertain, engage, and instruct teenagers.
The course will be taught by a number of officers ranging in age and experience from senior officers with over 25 years experience to brand new officers who have just completed training. The course will be limited to 55 students. The cost for the Teen Academy is 25 dollars (scholarships are available). Lunch is provided daily.