The Baldwin Park Police Department has implemented a Boot Camp Program that is specifically designed to support at-risk youth in our community. The PRIDE Platoon (Pride, Respect, Integrity, Discipline, Enthusiasm) concentrates on junior high and high school-aged juveniles 14 to 17 years of age who are referred to the program through:
- Other references
The PRIDE Program is a collaborative effort between law enforcement and community-based organizations. The program is developed and coordinated by experienced Baldwin Park Police Officers with a cadre of volunteers who donate their time and expertise.
The 8 to 10-week program offers components to alter negative behavior. Each participant will:
- Experience the realities of prison life
- Go through counseling
- Participate in rigorous physical training
- Perform community service
- Receive career guidance assistance
Documents Required for Application
Additional documents required for the application process are:
- Copy of utility bill (for proof of residence)
- Parent/guardian income verification (source of income documents)
The Baldwin Park Police Department Pride Platoon Boot Camp is offered in the spring and fall. For more information on the PRIDE program or to make a referral, contact the Baldwin Park Police Department's Community Relations Bureau at 626-813-5235.