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    Montgomery County Police Department: (Law Enforcement Apprentice Program L.E.A.P.)


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Destination: United States
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Length: Semester, Other
    • Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th, PG, College
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Career Exploration
    • Sub-Categories: Internships, Youth Outreach, Work Experience
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 16, 17, 18, 19+, 19
    • Minimum Cost: Free
    • Career Clusters: Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Volunteers and interns serve with diligence, pride, and dedication, and they continue to introduce new ideas, a fresh outlook, and an invigorating spirit to our workforce. Their contributions are highly valued and greatly appreciated by the Police Department and the community it serves.

    Law Enforcement Apprentice Program – L.E.A.P.

    -Minimum age – 16Successfully pass background check.

    -Ability to volunteer a minimum of 8 hours per week or 6 months in the program.

    -Be a U.S. citizen or have a valid green card.

    -Interns typically work anytime Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.

    What special projects may I be involved with?

    -Ability to participate in training operations.

    -Assist police officers with alcohol enforcement efforts.

    -Assist police officers with underage cigarette/alcohol purchases.

    -Assist officers at special community events such as the County Fair and the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics.

    -Ride-along opportunities with police officers.

    What training opportunities are available?

    -Officer Safety

    -Patrol Procedures

    -Police Radio Communications

    -Traffic lawsReport writing including criminal and civil citations





    -Community Policing