Twenty Attend Youth Police Academy


Twenty Wilkinsburg youth took part in a two-week Youth Police Academy camp hosted by the Wilkinsburg Police Department. Sgt. Wayne McKenith was the coordinator of this academy, which instructed the youth in team building, safety on the street as well as the home, fire protection, and first aid and CPR certification.The program included visits to the County 911, police and fire Departments. Participants graduated in a ceremony at the South Avenue Methodist Church and were later recognized at the Sept. 1 council meeting and received backpacks with school supplies.


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