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Dover Police Athletic League Announces Two Free Programs for Dover Area Youth

The Dover Police Athletic League is announcing two free and exciting summer programs for Dover area youth.

A Day In Their Boots

After a two-year absence due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the popular “A Day in Their Boots” program returns on July 13th, 2022.

Participants will learn what it takes to be a first responder in Delaware and the challenges they face by joining the Dover Police Athletic League on Wednesday, July 13th from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Delaware State Fire School.  This program is being hosted by the Delaware State Fire School, Dover Police P.A.L., the Dover Fire Department, Kent County Department of Public Safety, and Saint Francis EMS.  There is no cost to attend, but children ages 5-10 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.  Lunch will be provided to all participants by event sponsor North Dover Chick-Fil-A.  A minimum of 30 participants is required for this program to take place.  Registration form can be found at the link below.  Parents/Guardians will have to sign a liability waiver after registration.



LOCATION: Delaware State Fire School
1463 Chestnut Grove Rd, Dover, DE 19904

-Must Complete Online Registration
-Must provide your own transportation
-NO Open toe shoes-feet must be fully covered (sneakers/boots)

Dover Police Youth Academy

The Dover Police Department and the Dover Police Athletic League (P.A.L.) are excited to announce their annual youth police academy. The youth academy will be held at the Dover Police Department and consist of two separate classes. 

This is a five-day program that will start from Monday, July 18th, 2022 to Friday, July 22nd, 2022.   The hours each day will be from 7:30 am-3 pm. Upon completion of the first week, there will be an additional youth academy the following week which will be scheduled from Monday, July 25th, 2022 to Friday, July 29th. The hours each day will be from 7:30 am-3pm.

Capital School district food service will provide lunches each day for the youth recruits and snacks, drinks, and water will be provided courtesy of our sponsor, SAM’S Club of Dover. 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. The youth academy is open to both boys and girls ages 10-13. A minimum of 5 participants must register by the June 14th deadline. A maximum of 25 participants will be accepted. All participants must complete a  registration form/liability waiver in addition to the event registration. Event registration can be found at doverpolice.org/pal.

The youth academy attire for Day 1 must be appropriate athletic apparel consisting of a t-shirt, shorts/leggings, socks, and athletic sneakers. There will be a uniform issued to the youth recruits after the completion of Day 1.

There is no cost to attend this program.  Registration: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE 2022 YOUTH POLICE ACADEMY

Questions?  Email: PAL@doverpolice.org