MBPD to host first annual ‘Junior Police Academy’

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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – The Myrtle Beach Police Department will launch the first annual Junior Police Academy, according to Lt. Joey Crosby.

The participants were selected from school representatives after writing a short essay explaining why they wanted to participate in the program. It is scheduled to conclude on Friday, Aug. 4, a press release stated.

The itinerary for the program is listed below. Guests are welcome to visit the Junior Police Academy at any time.

Thursday Schedule

  • 8:30 to 11 a.m. – K9 Demo
  • 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Lunch by Chick-Fil-A
  • 12 to 2 p.m. – SWAT Demo
  • 2 to 4 p.m. – School violence presentation
  • 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. – Gang presentation

Friday Schedule

  • 9 to 11:30 a.m. – Shopping at Walmart, 541 Seaboard
  • 12 to 1 p.m. – Lunch
  • 2 p.m. – Graduation

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