The application process is now closed. Notifications of acceptance will be sent via email by end of April.
Scottsdale Police and Fire Departments offers 40 teens ages 14-18 the opportunity to learn more about future careers in law enforcement and the fire service from June 4-8 at the Public Safety Teen Academy.
The academy, offered at no cost to participants, provides for a total public safety experience, including exposure to police and fire training and job duties. Students with a strong connection to Scottsdale are given preferential consideration for acceptance into the academy.
Scheduled activities include firefighting skill stations, AED and Hands-only CPR awareness, basic first aid and triage, crash victim extrication and vehicular crime investigation, police riot control techniques, decision shooting scenarios, criminal investigations and tactical demonstrations. The students will have the opportunity to learn from expert fire and police instructors, who will present the dynamic topics.
The academy will provide a better understanding of Public Safety and the perfect opportunity to try on careers in law enforcement and fire services!
Application information will be used to conduct a background check and can affect your acceptance into the academy.
Officer Nate Herbert
Scottsdale Police Department
Lori Schmidt, Public Information Officer
Scottsdale Fire Department