Local News July 26, 2012 chris 0 Police Academy a big success 0 0 0 00 0 0 more Police Academy a big success July 26, 2012 chris now playing Crowds clamor on LaFayette’s big day July 26, 2012 chris now playing Power outage puts out lights July 26, 2012 chris $300m aerospace project may come to area July 26, 2012 chris Dial campaign ads win accolades July 26, 2012 chris County Road 263 to close July 26, 2012 chris now playing NHS/Beta Club inducts members July 26, 2012 chris now playing Signs, signs everywhere July 26, 2012 chris now playing Swanson, Billingslley elected Mr. & Miss LHS July 26, 2012 chris Absentee ballots available July 26, 2012 chris Graphic design students earn UWA scholarships July 26, 2012 chris Last week’s LaFayette Youth Police Academy concluded with a graduation ceremony at the Eastside Elementary and LaFayette Police Chief Kenny Vines called this years’ group of cadets, “the best I’ve had.” More than fourth area youth participated in the weeklong Academy designed to expose and teach kids about the duties of law enforcement and other local public safety personnel while helping to explore career and leadership opportunities, life skills and character education. Throughout the week, cadets participated in daily workout routines and took field trips to the Chambers County Detention Center, Chambers County District Court and the Lee County Youth Detention Center. They were taught firearm safety, drug awareness, first aid, how to process a crime scene and about the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol. They also participated in activities with the LaFayette Fire Department and the Chambers County Sheriff’s Departments new drug dog. At the graduation, Chief Vines, along with other law enforcement and city elected officials, commended the cadets for their hard work discipline throughout the week. It was also announced that Tylianna Smith was the Female Cadet of the Week and Seth South was the Male Cadet of the Week. This was the third year for LaFayette to hold the Youth Police Academy. Related posts: Police Academy again a success Youth police academy is set Police youth academy returns Fifth annual Youth Police Academy is June 23-27 0 00 0 0 previous Sept. 18 absentee guidlines released next Council discusses campaign violation chris Related Posts Crowds clamor on LaFayette’s big day April 17, 2018 slandon 0 Power outage puts out lights April 17, 2018 slandon 0 $300m aerospace project may come to area April 17, 2018 slandon 0 LEAVE YOUR COMMENT Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.