It’s Police Academy Week at the Manchester Police Athletic League.

From 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day, a different Manchester police officer will be at MPAL at 409 Beech St. giving kids an inside look at police work.

Officer Jeremy Ward provided a look at the work of the Patrol Division on Monday.

The rest of the week:

Tuesday: Detective Justin Mangum

Wednesday: Officer Kelly McKenney of the Mounted Patrol

Thursday: Sgt. Brian Caldwell of the Training Division

Friday: Gang Unit

Children can attend any or all sessions. Lunch is available; no reservations are required.


Officer Jeremy Ward helps the children cross Lake Avenue to see his cruiser.