Illinois State Police offer police youth camp - KMOV.com

Illinois State Police offer police youth camp

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Police youth camp held by Illinois State Police (Credit: KMOV) Police youth camp held by Illinois State Police (Credit: KMOV)

(KMOV.com) – Illinois State Police say they are extending an up close look at law enforcement to young people.

Authorities say they are holding a police youth camp. Kids between the ages of 13 – 16 are invited.        

Troopers say the focus is on self-respect and service to others.

Leslie Harden, a 2009 participant said the camp lasted, “For a whole week. Everything was military style."

The camp includes classroom work and physical training.

The camp runs June 26 – July 1 in Springfield, Illinois.

If you would like to register your children, call 618-973-3050.      

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