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EBRSO Junior Deputy program teaches teens about law enforcement

4 months 7 hours 46 minutes ago Tuesday, November 21 2017 Nov 21, 2017 November 21, 2017 11:19 AM November 21, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: WBRZ Staff
Photo: EBRSO

BATON ROUGE- Through the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office Junior Deputy program teens get the change to learn about different aspects of law enforcement.

Teens ages 12 through 18 will learn the functions of each respective agency. According to the EBRSO, the Junior Deputy program was first formed in 1948 under Sheriff Bryan Clemmons and was once again implemented in 2008.

During the program, teens will get the opportunity to participate in field trips to various places that are law enforcement related. Field trips will include a tour of the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab, a tour through the EBR Parish Prison and a tour of Angola State Penitentiary.

Junior deputies will also get the change to learn about specialized law enforcement divisions such as the K-9 Division.

To learn more about the Junior Deputy program visit http://www.ebrso.org/WHOWEARE/Divisions/JuniorDeputyProgram.aspx

To fill out an application to be a Junior Deputy click HERE.

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