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Cranford Police Department Announces 2022 Youth Academy Registrations Open May 11th

   May 3rd, 2022 3:40 pm  

The Cranford Police Department is excited to announce they will be hosting their Annual Cranford Police Youth Academy Class in the Summer of 2022. The Academy will begin Monday, July 11th and conclude Friday, July 15th.

Classes run daily from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This law enforcement educational experience is for Cranford students completing grades 6-8. The primary goal of the Cranford Police Youth Academy is to encourage open communication between the youth of Cranford and members of the Cranford Police Department. The program gives Cranford youth the opportunity to see some of the aspects of local, county, State and Federal law enforcement.

NEW THIS YEAR:  Applications for the Cranford Police Department Youth Academy will be available on the Cranford PD's Free App beginning WEDNESDAY MAY 11TH at 4:00 PM.   Parents are encouraged to download the Cranford PD's app today.  Once the application process begins, applicants should look for the “Youth Academy” button in the Cranford PD app to complete applications.

This year's academy is limited to the first 40 applicants, who must be Cranford residents. Any additional applicants received will be placed on a waitlist.  There is a $110 registration fee which covers uniforms, equipment and expenses that is due upon applicants being notified of an applicant’s acceptance into the Youth Academy. Payment may be made in the form of a check or money order made out to the “Township of Cranford”. 

Questions? Please contact Lt. Matthew Nazzaro at (908) 709-4313 or Patrolman Ali Muhammad at 908-272-8989.


Release by: 

D/Lt. Matthew R. Nazzaro


m-nazzaro@cranfordnj.org / 908-709-4313