Officer Greg Dewald
The response to our annual Teen has been outstanding this year! Unfortunately, both of our 2017 Teen Academy sessions are FULL.
Watch for our 2018 announcements next year.
It is the mission of the Carmel Police Department Teen Academy to provide teens with a challenging learning environment that will develop and enhance good decision-making, leadership skills and relationships with their community police officers..
Days include classes in K-9, traffic stops, jail tour, Internet use, drug abuse awareness, SWAT, Defensive Tactics, some simulated firearms operations, OWI awareness, close order drill and physical fitness training.
Teens must be aged 13 through 18 to apply and free of any significant disciplinary problems.Applications Are Available Now! Just follow this LINK.
Since there is daily physical exercise, teens are required to wear comfortable athletic shoes and blue or dark colored athletic shorts. A Teen Academy t-shirt will be distributed the first day of the program and teens must wear it each day, with a pair of navy blue athletic shorts.Teens are required to keep their hair off their collar. Teens should bring a sack lunch Monday-Thursday. Graduation meal is catered on Friday night!
Carmel Police Department has partnered with Carmel-Clay schools to bring this program to the Carmel Middle School campus. Classes begin promptly at 8:00 AM and end at 3:00 PM (Mon-Thurs) and 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Friday)
Completion of the program culminates in a graduation ceremony that Friday night for the whole family, with a delicious meal provided by Abuelo’s Mexican Embassy, another program partner!
The Carmel Teen Academy would like to thank our generous sponsors: