BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) – The 2022 Junior Police Academy was labeled a huge success by Beckley Police Department, and it seems like all the kids involved also had a blast.

During the Junior Police Academy hosted last week, the children participated in a variety of events focused around law enforcement in all of its forms.

The kids participated in a Circuit Court Mock Trial, learned about Fire Safety, Fire Extinguisher Certification, First Aid/CPR, Defensive Tactics, Simulator Training at BPD, Mock Crime Scene, Fingerprinting , K-9 Unit Duties and K-9 Demonstration , DNR Tracking Techniques and Impaired Driving Obstacle Coarse.

“All the kids we had this week were great and we enjoyed having them.”

Beckley Police Department