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Trooper Youth Week gives students a taste of law enforcement training

SEA GIRT — Trooper Youth Week, five days of grueling training for high school juniors, isn’t for the faint of heart.

Ask any of the 138 young men and women who opted to forego cell phones and other electronics to instead choose to experience life as a recruit for the New Jersey State Police.

For those who graduated the 104th class of Trooper Youth Week on Friday, the long hours, taxing drills and classroom lectures was worth giving up a sliver of their summer – and their favorite pastimes.

“It’s a life-changing thing and I’m glad I’ve chosen to do it,” said Dyon Womack, 17, of Howell.

State trooper saves baby from hot car at Parkway rest stop

Dyon joined Trooper Youth Week as a way to get started on a career in law enforcement as a New Jersey State Trooper like his father, retired Trooper Fred Womack.  With a cousin and a

Read more at: http://www.nj.com/monmouth/index.ssf/2017/07/trooper_youth_week_give_students_a_taste_of_law_en.html

Trooper Youth Week gives students a taste of law enforcement …

SEA GIRT — Trooper Youth Week, five days of grueling training for high school juniors, isn’t for the faint of heart.

Ask any of the 138 young men and women who opted to forego cell phones and other electronics to instead choose to experience life as a recruit for the New Jersey State Police.

For those who graduated the 104th class of Trooper Youth Week on Friday, the long hours, taxing drills and classroom lectures was worth giving up a sliver of their summer – and their favorite pastimes.

“It’s a life-changing thing and I’m glad I’ve chosen to do it,” said Dyon Womack, 17, of Howell.

State trooper saves baby from hot car at Parkway rest stop

Dyon joined Trooper Youth Week as a way to get started on a career in law enforcement as a New Jersey State Trooper like his father, retired Trooper Fred Womack.  With a cousin and a

Read more at: http://www.nj.com/monmouth/index.ssf/2017/07/trooper_youth_week_give_students_a_taste_of_law_en.html

First Clifton Junior Police Academy graduates 35 students

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The Clifton Police Department held its first junior police academy. Live weapons training was part of the program.
Marko Georgiev/NorthJersey.com

CLIFTON – Dozens of city students traded in their phones, tablets and video games for CSI simulations, shooting ranges and helicopter landings this week.

The group of 35 middle school-aged students turned junior police academy recruits and began each day with the flag salute, physical

Read more at: http://www.northjersey.com/story/news/passaic/clifton/2017/07/21/first-clifton-junior-police-academy-graduates-35-students/481647001/

Catawba Valley Community College students prove their skills nationally

» CNC Machining Technician (fourth place): Kaleb Watson and advisor Steven Rhoads

» Technical Math (sixth place): Nola Webb and advisor Michael Boone

» Entrepreneurship (high school, eighth place): students Cedric Clyburn, Karlina Ho, Valerie Stiltner, and Chanler Watts and advisors Jeff Neuville and Gary Muller

» CNC Milling (ninth place): Dustin Jones and advisor Steven Rhoads

» Photography (10th place): Shawna Huffman and advisor Joe Young

» Extemporaneous Speaking (high school, 11th place): Hannah Grimes and advisor Jeff Penley

» Prepared Speaking (high school, 15th place): Dakiyah Cowans and advisor Jeff Penley

Read more at: http://www.hickoryrecord.com/news/catawba-valley-community-college-students-prove-their-skills-nationally/article_a18b77b1-ad9e-5497-8af1-7819f792b87c.html

Omaha police’s CSI demonstration gives students a look at life as a forensic investigator – Omaha World

Bennington’s Isaac Jacobs, left, and Brownell Talbot’s Madison Whitmore practice taking crime scene photos at the Public Safety Training Center on July 8. The Omaha Police Department Crime Scene Investigators hosted a C.S.I. Day in Omaha for high school students.

Read more at: http://www.omaha.com/news/metro/omaha-police-s-csi-demonstration-gives-students-a-look-at/article_77bd95c2-6434-11e7-befe-23840993745d.html

Five KC students take first place in state SkillsUSA

Kishwaukee College students earned several top 10 place finishes, including five students who were first-place winners, in the AnnualSkillsUSA
Illinois State Leadership Conference and Championships in Springfield.

The first-place winners – Lauren Coon of Sycamore, in Medical Terminology and in Health Occupations Professional Portfolio; Alex Olson of Maple Park, in Power Equipment Technology; and the team of Courtney Bolin of Kirkland, Hannah Miller of Oregon, and Victoria Rodriguez of Rochelle, in Crime Scene Investigation – will compete at the National SkillsUSA Leadership Conference and Championships in Louisville, Kentucky.

SkillsUSA is a national, state, regional and local organization for technical, skilled, health and personal service occupations for students who are enrolled in high school and college. SkillsUSA has more than 300,000 members in more than 14,000 chapters.

In Illinois, there are seven regions with 88 high school and college chapters representing 225 training sections.

Kishwaukee College students competed against community college students from across

Read more at: http://www.daily-chronicle.com/2017/06/16/five-kc-students-take-first-place-in-state-skillsusa/a2fp2tk/

Five KC students take first place in state SkillsUSA | Daily Chronicle

Kishwaukee College students earned several top 10 place finishes, including five students who were first-place winners, in the Annual SkillsUSA
Illinois State Leadership Conference and Championships in Springfield.

The first-place winners – Lauren Coon of Sycamore, in Medical Terminology and in Health Occupations Professional Portfolio; Alex Olson of Maple Park, in Power Equipment Technology; and the team of Courtney Bolin of Kirkland, Hannah Miller of Oregon, and Victoria Rodriguez of Rochelle, in Crime Scene Investigation – will compete at the National SkillsUSA Leadership Conference and Championships in Louisville, Kentucky.

SkillsUSA is a national, state, regional and local organization for technical, skilled, health and personal service occupations for students who are enrolled in high school and college. SkillsUSA has more than 300,000 members in more than 14,000 chapters.

In Illinois, there are seven regions with 88 high school and college chapters representing 225 training sections.

Kishwaukee College students competed against community college students from across

Read more at: http://www.daily-chronicle.com/2017/06/16/five-kc-students-take-first-place-in-state-skillsusa/a2fp2tk/

Wiregrass students earn national medals

VALDOSTA — Wiregrass Georgia Technical College students won top honors at a national conference.

The students attended the 53rd Annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference held in Louisville, Ky., according to a school press release. 

More than 6,000 students competed in 100 different trade, technical, and leadership fields. Students worked against the clock and each other, proving their expertise in occupations such as electronics, computer-aided drafting, precision machining, medical assisting and culinary arts.

All competitions are designed, ran and judged with the help of industry, trade associations and labor organizations, and test competencies are set using industry standards. Georgia earned more medals than any other state at the national conference this year, according to the press release.

Top student winners received gold, silver and bronze medallions. Many also received prizes such as tools of their trade or scholarships to further their career and education. The SkillsUSA Championship is for high school and college-level

Read more at: http://www.valdostadailytimes.com/news/local_news/wiregrass-students-earn-national-medals/article_a65be802-5b82-5cf1-b97e-56a1d9124d8d.html

Sterling Police Department gives students hands-on look at crime scene investigation


Sgt. Bill Dolan, of Sterling Police Department, talks to students about the crime scene before they enter it during an NJC Kids College Crime Scene

Sterling Police Department provided seven sixth through eighth gradres with an opportunity to get an inside look at how crime scene investigation works at one of Northeastern Junior College’s Kids College classes on Wednesday.

Led by Sgt. Bill Dolan and community service specialist Caitlyn Mcvey, the class started with students getting their own police badges and learning that SPD’s patrol officers had

Read more at: http://www.journal-advocate.com/sterling-local_news/ci_31083946/sterling-police-department-gives-students-hands-look-at