FMPD Holds Respect for Law Camp Graduation Ceremony

FMPD Holds Respect for Law Camp Graduation Ceremony

The Fort Myers Police Department celebrated the 30th Annual Respect for Law Camp yesterday with a graduation ceremony at Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School.

FMPD Holds Respect for Law Camp Graduation Ceremony

Seventy-six campers between the ages of 11 and 14 attended the 4-day, 3-night camp and participated in activities that included S.W.A.T. Team and K-9 Unit demonstrations, emergency vehicle displays, parade drills, first aid instruction, crime scene investigation, dodge ball and more.

Campers experienced the challenges and expectations that come with being a member of law enforcement in a fun and exciting camp atmosphere.

FMPD Holds Respect for Law Camp Graduation Ceremony
FMPD Holds Respect for Law Camp Graduation Ceremony

The event culminated with a drill-off demonstration by the 5 different platoons in front of parents, family, dignitaries, and FMPD command staff.

This year marked the 30th anniversary for the camp with outstanding students being recognized with awards for leadership skills and accomplishments.

FMPD Holds Respect for Law Camp Graduation Ceremony
The Winning platoon
FMPD Holds Respect for Law Camp Graduation Ceremony