Teens and deputies work together at camp

Campers work with and learn from law enforcement.
Campers work with and learn from law enforcement.

WARREN COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) – Teenagers at a four-day camp are getting the opportunity to work with and learn from about 35 area law enforcement officers.

More than 130 campers are at Pine Creek Camp this week in Warren County for the Sheriff’s Youth Leadership Camp.

The camp offers a series of training exercises and drills to teach kids how law enforcement works. The camp has been around for 35 years and targets kids ages 12 to 14.

Warren County Sheriff Rusty Hart said that age group typically has the hardest time understanding law enforcement.

“Our main objective is when they go home, they go home with a different view of what we do and who we are,” said Hart.

The camp will conclude Friday afternoon.

Hart said he hopes the campers will be as worn out as the counselors.

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