Santa Cruz County

Teen Public Safety Academy back in Santa Cruz

Summer programs fill up quickly

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - Santa Cruz Police are hosting another summer of "Teen Public Safety Academy."

Teens will spend an entire week doing police and fire training. Exercises include daily physical fitness, arrest and control tactics, investigations, crime scene and evidence processing, high risk car stops, firefighting principals, emergency medical treatment, and first aid and CPR!

The cost is $40 per teen. This includes all activities, lunch, and a T-shirt. Sessions are limited to 20 students.

Session dates: July 7th-11th, July 21st-25th, August 4th-8th

To apply, print and complete the attached form, then return to Santa Cruz PD.

You can also contact Officer Joe Hernandez for more information at 831-420-5952 or email him at

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