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Choppers, K-9's Highlight Day at Police Camp

9-14 year olds in Tredyffrin are getting a new look at police and how the legal system works.

For 9-14 year old kids what could be cooler than a helicopter landing before your eyes, or a police dog showing you how he works?

That's what campers at Tredyffrin's Summer Police camp did Thursday morning on day four of the one week morning camp at Wilson Farm park.  Choppers from PennStar and The Pennsylvania State Police landed on the park grounds to give campers and up-close look at what's involved with aerial policing, search and rescue.  A K-9 unit also provided a hands on look at what highly trained police dogs and their handlers do.

In another part of the camp, kids got to see how a courtroom works.

The first year of the new five day camp created by the Tredyffrin Township Police Department wraps up Friday with a certificate-award ceremony, more demonstrations and information and a cook out.

Sue June 22, 2012 at 04:05 PM
The T/E Police Department did a fantastic job with their summer camp. Every day my kids told me about all of the cool things they saw/did at camp. They loved it. Thank you very much! You guys are awesome!! ---Sue (Jack's mom)
Carol Connolly June 22, 2012 at 10:03 PM
The T/E Police Summer Camp was fantastic! The Officers and civilians who donated their time & efforts - words are not enough but THANK YOU!!! Also, thank you to the corporate sponsors! "Best camp EVER, Mom!" -- Carol (William's mom)(Officer Meoli: we missed you!! Feel better soon!! And hope to see you at camp next year!!!)

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