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Sheriff's Office to Host Law Enforcement Academy


The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office in cooperation with the Missouri Sheriff's Association will be hosting a Law Enforcement Academy at the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office in Mt. Vernon.

Class is scheduled to start Tuesday August 20, 2013.  Classes are held Tuesday and Thursday evenings, Saturdays and some Sundays.  Graduates of the Academy will be certified in several basic areas including jail operations.

The academy is a 700 hour long academy taking approximately 10 month part time.  Financial assistance is available to those who qualify.

For more information or registration you may contact the Missouri Sheriff's Association at their website at  Deadline for application is Friday August 2, 2013.