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Details are shaping up nicely for the National Competitive Training Conference (NCTC) in Gatlinburg, Tennessee July 19 - 22, 2021. This event will bring Cadets and Mentors together from throughout the country to learn more about critical topics gripping the law enforcement profession today.  During the NCTC, Cadets will demonstrate their knowledge, skills and abilities in a competitive training environment to better prepare them to assume critical roles as the public safety officers of tomorrow.  Trophies, medals and prizes will recognize superlative performance and achievements.  There will also be a separate training track for Mentors.      READ UPDATED DETAILS

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2020 Lt. James E. Breining Scholarship Winner
Judah Wilson

Tyler Police Public Safety Cadet
also pictured Mentor Officer James McCraw and PSC Director Robert Tompkins

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2021 Membership Renewal
All Lead Mentors were sent an email with a spreadsheet containing their membership roster and renewal instructions.  
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PSC honors our fallen heroes of law enforcement by laying a wreath at the
National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington DC. 

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. Currently, tens of thousands of law enforcement officers from around the world converge on Washington, DC to participate in a number of planned events which honor those that have paid the ultimate sacrifice.

PSC Present Colors at Law Enforcement Memorial

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Fairfax County VA Cadets

If you want to be part of a social movement....    join one!
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Come join a new, national nonprofit organization established to mentor youth Cadets, ages 14-20, to serve their communities by providing knowledge, skills, and practical experiences through education and training delivered by public safety professionals (Mentors) that build character, physical fitness and respect for the rule of law and human and civil rights.

Registration is now open.  Click here

Each registration includes a free Public Safety Cadets patch and free liability and supplemental accident insurance coverage for the calendar year for which Membership Dues have been paid.  Liability Insurance and Supplemental Accident Insurance provided by Cincinnati Specialty & Philadelphia Indemnity Company.

The individual registration dues for Cadet or Mentor is $15.  Annual Unit Registration Dues are $20.

Public Safety Cadets is a totally new, national non-profit organization incorporated in the Commonwealth of Virginia founded and managed by active or retired law enforcement officers and business leaders dedicated to preparing young adults for careers and leadership in the public safety profession. 

Although formed with a law enforcement centric career focus, future development of other public safety career sectors will include Fire-Rescue, Emergency Medical Services, Corrections, Cyber and Forensic Sciences as well as Critical Incident Management.

National Events

  • Mentor training
  • Unit program accreditation
  • Youth Safety Training program for all participants
  • Academic credits for community service
  • Building a recruitment pipeline and pathway for employment
  • Reasonable membership dues ($15 for Individual, $20 for each Unit)
  • Liability Insurance and Supplemental Accident Insurance 
  • Local input and full transparency
  • State and regional associations encouraged (state association presidents will be ex-officio members of the national committee)
  • Advisory Board of distinguished law enforcement and public safety professionals

We welcome your input and look to you as partners in this new opportunity to reach out to young adults interested in careers in public safety.  Your comments and suggestions are vital to the development of successful Public Safety Cadets’ policies and programs in order to benefit you, your agency and the youth of your community. 
Exciting events for 2021 include Public Safety Cadets National Competitive Training Conference.  Watch for Events page for more details. 

Please contact us at:  with your comments and suggestions.  We need your input!  Pass this website on to a colleague. 
We welcome you to join an exciting new organization and opportunity to provide a program focused on the youth of your community and the future of our great nation.
Best wishes and be safe,

Kent Jefferies,
Public Safety Cadets