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The Maryland State’s Attorneys’ Association’s second annual 7k Run to Remember is scheduled at Centennial Park on Saturday, April 25.  The charity run will benefit the Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence and coincides with National Crime Victims' Rights Week (April 19-25, 2015).  The race length represents one-k for every day of observance or remembrance. Online registration is open now and will close on Wednesday, April 22 (walk-up registration is available the day of the race).  Registration for runners (and walkers) is $35.00 and all proceeds will go to the Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence -- the domestic violence coalition that brings together victim service providers, allied professionals, and concerned individuals for the common purpose of reducing intimate partner and family violence and its harmful effects on Maryland citizens. The organization accomplishes this goal by providing education, training, resources, and advocacy to advance victim safety and abuser accountability. For more information, click here. 

Collision Avoidance Training (C.A.T.)

The dates for HCPD's popular Collision Avoidance Training (C.A.T.) class for young drivers have been set for 2015. The program will be held March 14, April 25, May 16, June 27, July 25, Aug. 22, Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 21 and Dec. 12. Collision Avoidance Training is a defensive driving and vehicle control program for young drivers developed by the National Traffic Safety Academy. Participants must be ages 16-20 and must possess a valid Maryland "Class C" driver's license (no learner's permit) and bring a vehicle to drive during the practical exercises. For additional information, please click here.

 

Youth Police Academy

It may seem too soon to make plans for this summer, but the application deadline for HCPD's Youth Police Academy is April 24. The Youth Police Academy is a free, one-week, overnight academy designed to help young people explore career and leadership opportunities, life skills and character education. This year's Youth Police Academy will be held July 26-31. Participants spend the week participating in law enforcement classroom instruction, practical applications and scenarios.  Recruits participate in drill and ceremony, physical training, classroom instruction and practical exercises in patrol techniques, domestic violence, crime-scene processing and the execution of traffic stops. They also utilize a firearms simulator and driving simulator, participate in team-building exercises and enjoy a movie night. The overnight accommodations include meals and a uniform. Click here to view a brochure about the program. Click here for an application.

 

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