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Youth Services

Youth Leadership Council

Members of the Youth Council will experience hands-on activities over the course of the four weeks while gaining a much better understanding of what it takes to work in the field of law enforcement.

The Council consists of approximately 15 members who serve voluntarily and meet every-other week with agency members for a total of four meetings. All sessions are held on Thursdays from 8am – 3pm.

2019 Dates:  June 13 – June 27 – July 11 – July 25
Graduation:  TBA

Activities for the Council include:

  • Experience hands-on scenarios.
  • Participate in activities at the Burnam-McCall Training Facility.
  • Tour the Polk County Jail, Booking Facility and meet with court officials.
  • Ride with a Winter Haven Police Officer for a shift.
  • Tour the Polk County Sheriff’s Emergency Communications Center (9-1-1).

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Applications are accepted during the month of May with the Council starting after school lets out in June of each year.

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For more information, contact Jamie Brown at or call 863-291-5858, ext. 2351.