Abington Township to host FBI Philadelphia’s Teen Academy program this summer, applications now open

Abington Township will serve as a host for FBI Philadelphia’s Teen Academy program on June 24 and June 25 at the Abington Training Facility, 2200 Florey Lane.

According to FBI Philadelphia, Teen Academy gives high school students an opportunity to get a firsthand look into today’s FBI, and a chance to check out different aspects of the FBI, from national security to cyber, and violent crimes.

The program will also give students a chance to see FBI Philadelphia’s critical response groups, including weapons of mass destruction, crisis negotiations, SWAT, and their Evidence Response Team.

“Today’s students are tomorrow’s future at the FBI,” Wayne A. Jacobs, special agent in charge of FBI Philadelphia said. “If you are a student and our mission statement at the FBI – to protect the American people and uphold the Constitution of the United States – resonates with you, participating in one of our Teen Academies is the perfect opportunity to learn more about a career with the FBI.”

The program is now accepting applications for students in (rising) 9th to 12th grades. Applicants must submit their materials by April 30.

For more information and to apply, you can click here.

FBI Philadelphia will be hosting two additional academies in York, Pa. and Clarksboro, NJ.

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