Deadline for Federal Way Youth Safety Academy approaching

The Federal Way Police Department and South King Fire & Rescue invite youth ages 13-17 years to apply for the summer 2017 Federal Way Youth Safety Academy.

The Youth Safety Academy will be a two-day class from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 12-13.

Class subjects include a range of safety topics that affect the city. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. June 16.

Youth with an interest in diverse work and skills within the police and fire professions are encouraged to apply, but all are welcome.

All youth will be evaluated on their application and essay to determine which students will be offered a seat in the academy. Applications will be evaluated by a panel made up of Federal Way Police personnel, South King Fire & Rescue personnel and a Federal Way resident.

Incomplete and late applications will not be accepted. The Youth Safety Academy application packet can be found at www.cityoffederalway.com/police.

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