Lieutenant Brian Loughlin
Commanding Officer, Community Relations Bureau

Sergeant Bonnie Raber
Executive Officer, Community Relations Bureau


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Youth Academy

There are 4 different Youth Academy programs offered. All Youth Academy programs are 1 week in length, Monday – Friday from 9am to 3 pm. Youth Academy is held at the Suffolk County Police Academy in Brentwood, NY. We offer 5 Youth Academy sessions during the year.

High School Youth Academy

Interested students must contact their High School Guidance Counselor / School Social Worker or Criminal Justice teachers to apply for the High School Youth Academy. The academy is held in July. Students must be incoming seniors (completed Junior year). The High School Youth Academy point of contact is PO Daniel Fraas or PO Caroline Maher

County Executive Youth Academy

County Executive Youth Academy is held in July and August. There are two sessions held. Applicants MUST contact the County Exec’s Youth Bureau at 631-853-8720 or email if interested in attending. Students must be between 15-18 years of age. Please visit for more information.

Explorer/Sea Cadet Youth Academy:

You MUST be an ACTIVE Explorer or a member of the USN Sea Cadet Corps to attend this session. Students are 14-20 years of age. The academy is held in mid-August. Explorer/Sea Cadet Youth Academy point of contact is PO Caroline Maher

BOCES Criminal Justice Youth Academy:

Students MUST be enrolled in the BOCES High School Program and they have to apply for the BOCES Criminal Justice Youth Academy through their BOCES Criminal Justice teachers. The academy is held in late April / early May. Students must be 15-19 years of age. The BOCES Criminal Justice Youth Academy point of contact is PO Daniel Fraas or PO Caroline Maher




Suffolk County Police Department, Community Relations Bureau, 30 Yaphank Ave, Yaphank, NY 11980

EMAIL: SCPDCRB​@suffolkcountyny​.gov

PHONE: 631-852-6109