The Golden Police Department is now accepting applications for the 2014 Youth Citizens Academy. The Academy will take place during the week of June 16 through June 20 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a special graduation ceremony on the evening of June 20th. The academy is designed for youth ages 13-17 who are interested in a career in law enforcement.
The academy includes team building exercises and hands-on activities while learning about leadership and personal responsibility. Application requirements include; a completion of the 8th grade prior to the start date of the academy for applicants 13 years of age, a cover letter explaining why the applicant is interested in taking part in the academy in 500-700 words, a completed application and signed liability waiver and the ability to attend all five days of classes. There is no residency requirement or cost to participate.
Applications are available online at . Online application closes on Monday, May 12, at 3 p.m. For additional information, please contact Officer Dave Hart at or Officer Bernadette Rankin at