Eastern Michigan University
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  • Grades Served: 7-11
  • Number of Students: 142
  • Features: Curriculum, after school clubs, off campus learning activities and workshops that are related to the schools theme and offer real world/hands- on experiences in the area of law enforcement and fire fighting.
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Detroit Public Safety Academy

The Detroit Public Safety Academy is a first of its kind High School in Michigan.  Along with excellent academics, students learn about careers in Law Enforcement, Fire, Emergency Medical Services and others.

DPSA partners with Federal, State and Local public safety agencies such as; Detroit Police Department, Detroit Fire Department, Wayne County Sheriff, Michigan State Police, US Border Patrol, Federal Emergency Management Agency, US Coast Guard, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, US Marshals and more.

Cadets will earn certificates in various courses related to public safety as well as college credits toward an advanced degree.

Students learn in a paramilitary environment about what it takes to be on the first line of defense for the greatest country on Earth.

Detroit Public Safety Academy is very proud of its Character Education component as well.  Students will learn the importance of qualities such as Leadership, Initiative, Responsibility, Teamwork, Integrity, Sacrifice, and Respect.