Southport Police Department Cadet Program

The Southport Cadet Program is for young adults ages 14-20 years old who are interested in law enforcement or to a field related to it.

The program offers young adults a personal awareness of the criminal justice system through training, practical PROGRAM experiences, competition, and other activities. Additionally, the program promotes personal growth through character development, respect for the rule of law, physical fitness, good citizenship, and patriotism.

The Cadets meet twice montly on the second and fourth Thursday at 6:oopm.

A police cadet is a civilian member of the police department who gets to experience the career of a police officer through completing class assignments, receiving professional development workshops and hands-on training.

The Southport Police Department Cadet Program welcomes students between the ages of 14 and 20. Cadets must be of good moral character, have no criminal history, and have a minimum G.P.A. of 2.0 (C average).

For more information, questions, or joining the Southport Police Department Cadet Program, please contact:
Lt. John Akers, Jr.