"How to Drive Like a Cop" and Other Teen Life Skills Classes

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News Date: 
May 1, 2019

"How to Drive Like a Cop" and Other Teen Life Skills Classes Offered by Salinas Police

The Salinas Police Department is hosting SPARK (Salinas Police Awareness, Responsibility and Knowledge) a free, multi-week life skills program for high school students starting on Monday, May 6. Participants will learn job interview techniques, basic first aid, social media safety, how to interact with the police, and safe driving in a class called "How to Drive Like a Cop." The driver safety class will teach basic maneuvers, collision avoidance, and more, and will also include a barbecue. Every Class is full of inside knowledge and hands on training you won’t find anywhere else. Each class will take place at the Salinas Police Department and its FREE.

To learn more or register, contact Sergeant Albert Duran at (831) 775-4201 ext. 6072 or albertod [at] ci.salinas.ca.us.

A flier is available here.

Program schedule:

Monday, May 6, 6-9 pm: Self-Image and Identity (young women) with Chief Adele Fresé OR Masculinity Upgraded - Strength for a Safer Community (young men) with the Monterey County Rape Crisis Center

Monday, May 13, 6-9 pm: Job Interview Prep with Central Coast Human Resource Association

Monday, May 20, 6-9 pm: Basic First Aid and Social Media Safety

Monday, June 3, 6-9 pm:  Why'd You Stop Me? Program

Saturday, June 8, 8 am - 5 pm: Driver Safety course (Please note that a driver's license or permit is not required)