Week #1: July 27-30, 2020
Week #2: August 11-14, 2020
Application Deadline: April 15, 2020
Please note: Acceptance letters will be mailed out at the end of February and shortly after the April 15th deadline; therefore, students attempting to schedule other events for the summer, are encouraged to apply early.
Trooper Youth Week is a residential youth education program developed by the New Jersey State Police. This program presents simulated law enforcement programs for male and female students who have completed their junior year and are entering their senior year of High School.
The week's activities include lectures and presentations covering many facets of police work and criminal justice. Participants will be exposed to a disciplined quasi-military environment, including military drill in combination with structured fast moving programs of classroom activities, lectures, films, practical exercises and physical training, simulating the NJSP recruit training experience.
The program emphasizes courtesy, professionalism, respect and teamwork. Additional presentations will include strategies for anger management, conflict resolution and cultural diversity.
Additional subjects matters presented include: