The Citizen's Academy will be held from January 15 - January 31, 2019. Click here for an application and more information about this opportunity.
The Sheriff’s Office has been conducting Citizen Academies since 1996. The Academy is coordinated by the Community Support Services Unit and each of the sessions taught by front-line employees who explain their work and activities. The Citizen Academy is a six-session-course conducted for three weeks. Sessions will run each Tuesday and Thursday for three and a half hours per night, from 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm. In addition to classroom training, participants will receive tours of the patrol station, adult detention center (jail), courts, and other Sheriff’s Office facilities.
There is no fee. Applicants must be 18 years of age, pass a criminal background check, and be available to attend all six sessions.
Academy size is limited.
Citizen's Academy Informational Flyer (PDF)