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Sign-up for Hayward Police Department’s annual weeklong Summer Youth Academy

June 13, 2023

Hayward Youth working out with Hayward Police Officers

Please Note: Due to the overwhelming response, the 2023 Summer Youth Academy is full and will no longer be accepting applications. All applicants will be notified shortly of their application status.

The Hayward Police Department will present its annual weeklong Summer Youth Academy during the month of July, offering an educational program designed to give students a greater understanding of how the Police Department is organized and operates in Hayward.

The Summer Youth Academy program, which also provides an opportunity for building familiarity and strengthening relationships between officers and young people, will be presented from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 10 through July 14.

The application period runs until Thursday, June 29, and is open to students entering 8th through 12th grade for the 2023-2024 school year.  Academy classes will be held at the Downtown Hayward Library and Hayward Executive Airport.  Participants will be provided light snacks.

For more information—including subject matter to be covered—go online here to the Hayward Police Department on the City of Hayward website.