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The Battle Creek Police department is inviting twenty young local men to participate in this year’s Michigan State Police Youth Academy programs.

The goal of the program is to pair 15 and 16 year old participants with law enforcement officers in order to help them learn leadership and mentor skills.

The program is free to participants and will take place between August 2nd, and the 6th. Students will be provided transportation to the Michigan State Police Training Academy in Lansing.

Get more information at battlecreekmi.gov