Sheriff's Office to Host Citizen's Academy
LAWRENCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
The Sheriff’s Citizens Academy is a 11-week program designed to give participants a working knowledge of the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office. This free program gives participants an in-depth, educational, and often exciting hands-on look behind the scenes of law enforcement work in their community.
IMPORTANCE OF THE SHERIFF’S CITIZENS ACADEMY
Community oriented policing is an important and vital part in reducing crime in any community. One major objective of the program is to have graduates become partners with the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office to identify problems and solutions to crime issues that affect Lawrence County. Academy graduates take their knowledge back to their neighborhoods where it can be used to enhance the quality of life in our community.
Classes are held one night a week from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm to accommodate as many schedules as possible. The Sheriff’s Citizens Academy is held 1 time per year currently, but could increase in the near future. The Academy will accommodate up to 25 participants.
The Sheriff’s Citizens Academy is open to participants that meet the following requirements:
The Sheriff’s Citizens Academy is not a physically demanding program. Adults of all ages are encouraged to apply.
An application is attached below.
The academy is scheduled to begin June 5, 2018 and will be held on Tuesday evenings until the completion of the academy.