Building Partnerships for a Safer Community


The Grafton Police Department will be hosting a free Youth Police Academy from July 29 - August 1, 2024, from 8am to 3pm at Grafton Police Headquarters. The program is open to incoming 7th and 8th grade students. The Grafton Youth Police Academy is a police-led program offered to students who have an interest in law enforcement, military or emergency services. The program offers a variety of activities and lessons aimed at building leaders in our community. The students will be exposed to many activities and speakers in the field of law enforcement. A sample of speakers and events we have scheduled already include:

MSP Marine Unit
MILO Interactive Scenario Training
K-9 Demonstration
Jail Visit- Worcester County House of Corrections
Motor Vehicle Law/Mock Traffic Stops
Team Building/Leadership Exercises
Mass. State Police/Life Flight Helicopter Visit
Marching and Drill Exercise

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Any questions regarding the Student Police Academy please contact:

               School Resource Officer Mark Alves                    Officer David Spellman                                

508-839-2858 x 422                                    508-839-2858 ext- 410

Check out our hype video from the 2022 academy!