The Toms River Police Public Safety Cadet Unit #137 is currently seeking applicants ages 14 to 20 years old. Unit #137 is part of the NEW National Public Safety Cadet program. It is a youth mentoring organization, geared to providing knowledge, skills and practical experiences to those interested in a career in public service .
Cadets participate in bi-weekly law enforcement training, and volunteer at various township events. Cadets are eligible to participate in “ride-a-longs” with sworn law enforcement officers.
Some highlights of their training are;
CPR/ First Aid
Arrest Search and Seizure
Domestic Violence Response
Burglary in Progress
Motor Vehicle Stops
Cadets are also eligible to participate in both state and national conferences, competing against Cadets in various law enforcement scenarios.
Applications can be picked up at the Toms River Police Department 255 Oak Avenue. Questions regarding the program can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org