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Applications are now being accepted for the Evanston Police Department Youth Citizen Police Academy. This interactive program is facilitated by officers from the Evanston Police Department and covers a wide range of topics relating to the department and the criminal justice system.  

The program lasts one week, July 24-28, and free and open to Evanston residents ages 13-17 years old. This year’s session will cover a wide range of topics including distracted driving and restorative justice. Participants will also have an opportunity to work a mock crime scene and learn a few self-defense tactics. 

More information and the application can be found on the City of Evanston website. Anyone with questions or concerns may contact Officer Tanya Jenkins or Officer Enjoli Daley at 847-866-5018. Parental permission is required for entry into the program.

The deadline to apply is July 10.