The Junior Police Adademy fills up fast as Flomaton brings it back

Chief Thompson seeking donations to help fund week long programs for young students

Flomaton Police Chief Chance Thompson told members of the town council he is bringing back the Junior Police Academy this summer and said once it was posted on Facebook the class was filled in about an hour.

The academy was open for children ages 7 to 13 and Thompson said he had originally decided to limit it to 25, but ended up bringing in 39. The academy will be held from July 11 through July 15. He also said the academy is free for the students, but he is seeking donations from businesses and individuals to cover the cost. Businesses who donate will have their logos on the back of T-shirts...