Sign Up for Teen Police Academy in Martinsville Thursday

Martinsville, VA - The Martinsville Police Department and Henry County Sheriff's Office are giving teens a chance to learn about what they do.

They are holding a teen police academy starting Thursday night.

The academy will run for three weeks before graduation on May 9. The departments say the academy was developed to give teens a basic knowledge of law enforcement and the criminal justice system.

If you want to register, you can call Officer Coretha Gravely from the Martinsville Police Department at 276-403-5323 or Lt. Eric Hairston at the Henry County Sheriff's Office at 276-656-4213.