RIVERSIDE – Riverside County youngsters aspiring to go into law enforcement are invited to attend the District Attorney’s Law and Leadership Summer Youth Academy, which starts Monday.
The week-long program, designed for 8th and 9th graders, will offer “hands-on training and experience in various forensic skills such as fingerprinting and crime scene investigation,” according to a D.A.’s office statement. Participants will also engage in activities geared toward building leadership skills.
The academy is free and will be held from July 24-28 at the D.A.’s Eastern Region Office in Indio at 82995 Highway 111, Suite 101; July 31 to Aug. 4 at the D.A.’s Western Regional Office in Riverside at 3960 Orange St.; and Aug. 7-8 at the Southwest/Mid-County Office in Murrieta at 30755-D Auld Rd.
The program runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, with lunch and snacks provided.