Youth Leadership Council


The Youth Leadership Council meets every other week with agency members for a total of four meetings. All sessions are held on Thursdays from 8 am to 3 pm.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


The Council consists of approximately 12 members who serve voluntarily.

Members of the Youth Leadership Council will experience hands-on activities over the course of the four weeks while gaining a much better understanding of what it takes to work in the field of Public Safety.


Activities for the Council include:

  • Experience hands-on scenarios with both Police and Fire.
  • Participate in activities at the Burnam-McCall Training Facility.
  • Tour the Polk County Jail, Booking Facility and meet with court officials.
  • Ride with both Winter Haven Police and Fire for a shift.
  • Tour the Polk County Sheriff’s Emergency Communications Center (911).

Public Safety Youth Leadership Council Quick Facts Sheet

View and download the Quick Facts sheet  Youth Leadership Council Quick Facts Sheet


Applications are accepted during the month of May

Download and view the Youth Leadership Council Application (PDF).

Contact Us

For more information, email Jamie Brown or call 863-291-6178.