2013 Cop Camp Dates: June 3rd - 14th
This five day camp is designed to demonstrate our high standards and give an understanding of the physical stamina and type of preparation law enforcement officers must endure as part of their training. Participants will be exposed in a controlled environment to the many aspects of what a law enforcement officer may encounter during his of her daily patrol. Topics may include but are not limited to : crime scene investigation, defense techniques, special weapons and tactics (SWAT) maneuvers, K-9 demonstrations, rope course, the police officer's role in society, and criminal law. It is also an important building block to foster an interest for a career in law enforcement in the student. By the end of the camp, students will have a better understanding of the law enforcement process, its role in the community, and what it takes to become a police officer in today's society.
Who May Attend
Participants for the camp must be between the ages of 14 and 18, currently enrolled in a high school in Slidell, be in good academic standing, and have no major disciplinary issues. Attendance is open to both boys and girls who have an interest in the day to day functions of law enforcement, or a career in law enforcement. Students may be required to submit an entrance essay for participation in the camp. Tuition is free and lunch will be provided. Parents will be required to attend an orientation for students that are accepted into the camp.
The camp will be conducted at the National Guard Base located at Camp Villere, off of exit 80 on Interstate 12. The hours of the camp will be 8 AM to 4 PM. Participants are responsible for their own transportation to and from the camp. Due to the limitations of facility size and camp instructors, camp attendance is limited to 50 participants. If you are interested in attending the Slidell Police Department Summer Cop Camp program, fill out the form to the right and return it to your School Resource Officer (SRO). If your school does not have an SRO, return this form to your school administrator or principal. For questions about the program, you may call (985) 646-4294 and ask to speak with the Patrol Division Secretary, or you may speak with the school SRO directly. List below are the schools and Officers assigned to each facility:
2013 Cop Camp Application
- Northshore High School - Officer Dave Wortmann
- Slidell High School - Officer Phillip Coleman
- Salmen High School - Officer Devrone Vasser
- St. Tammany Jr. High - Officer Stan Rabalais
- Slidell Jr. High - Officer Check Montgomery