TUPELO, MISS. (WCBI) – Twenty two teenagers graduated from the Tupelo Police Department’s Junior Police Academy.
The Junior Cadets spent two weeks , living at the North Mississippi Law Enforcement Training Center, as part of the academy.
They learned about many aspects of police work, such as firearm safety, first aid, cpr, boating and water safety and crime scene investigation.
Instructors say they are encouraged at the quality and discipline of the Junior Cadets, many of whom are interested in careers as law enforcement officers.
“The thing about it is, these kids take two weeks out of their summer vacation from school to come spend it with us, and it gets our hopes up a lot to know they are dedicating that two weeks to come stay with us and it’s something they would rather be doing than sitting home on the couch,” said Capt. Terry
The Clinton Parks and Recreation office is located at 560 High St. (next to Fuller Field), (978) 365-4140, www.clintonrec.com. The website has details and registration forms. All registrations made on a first-come, first-served basis. No refunds unless program is canceled.
Knucklebones – MicroSoccer: Saturdays, through July 29 (no class July 1), from 9 to 10 a.m., in Central Park. Parents are encouraged to participate with their child in this program. Proper clothing and sneakers are required. Cost is $86 per person, for ages 2 to 3 years.
Summer Playground: through to Friday, Aug. 11, rain or shine, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., drop off and pick up location is at the Clinton Middle School. Early arrival time is 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Late care is from 3 to 4 p.m., pick-up location is at the state pool. This year, the program includes new field trip locations, special events,
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