March 18, 2002
Lawrence W. Crow, Jr.
Shanley, (863) 534-6631 or
Criminal Justice, Law And Career Academy To Be Showcased In Joint Media Briefing
In a joint media
briefing, City of Lakeland Police Chief Clifford Diamond and Polk County
Sheriff Lawrence W. Crow, Jr., will spotlight the Criminal Justice, Law,
and Career Academy on Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2002, at 10 a.m., at Kathleen High
School, located at 2600 Crutchfield Road in Lakeland.
The Criminal Justice, Law and Career Academy, Inc., is a small learning
community within the campus of Kathleen High School. It is the first of
its type in the county. As such, it provides a unique educational
opportunity for high school students interested in exploring career
opportunities in criminal justice, law and other related careers. This
year, 100 students are enrolled in these programs. Emphasis is placed on
writing, oral presentations and hands-on skills. Integrity, ethics and
character are stressed daily as essential requirements necessary to be
involved in any area of criminal justice, law or related careers.
For further information, contact LPD PIO Jack Gillen at 834-6949.