Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian recently congratulated cadets from Watertown for completing the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office Youth Public Safety Academy.
The youths from Watertown were joined by cadets from Waltham, Bedford and Tyngsborough during a graduation ceremony on Aug. 8.
During the five day Academy, cadets learned about fire safety and how to make an evacuation plan, how to stay safe while online, participated in team-building exercises, witnessed a K9 demonstration and met officers from the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office, according to the announcement from the Sheriff’s office.
They also visited with local police and fire officials during community day activities.
This is the 15th year of the YPSA program for children from across the county. Over the course of six weeks, approximately 1,000 cadets participated in the program this summer.