The Public Safety Support Citizen Academy offers opportunity in character building, leadership, homeland security, police and fire response, emergent response and preparedness. Youth, ages 14 to 21 will be exposed to a range of public safety career options while gaining practical "hands-on" experience upon graduation from the eight-week training program. Completion of training will prepare participants to provide support to public safety forces during disasters as well as volunteer during special and routine events.
Extensive eight-week training curriculum including units on:
- Disaster preparedness
- Terrorism prevention and awareness
- CBRNE indicators
- First aid
- Traffic control
- Interoperable communications
- Fire safety
- Light search and rescue operations
- Ages: 14 - 21
- GPA: 2.5 or higher
- Written consent from parent(s) or guardian(s).
- Completion of ICS courses 100b, 200b, and 700a - available on-line at training.fema.gov/IS/
Saturday classes will begin on August 9, 2014 and run through October 11, 2014. All classes will be held from 9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
City Hall - Grove City
Grove City, Ohio 43123
Applications will be accepted throughout the year for future training classes.
If you would like to apply, please download and fill out the application and e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sergeant Samuel Byrd
Corporal Jason V. Ratcliff