Sheriff’s Office taking applications for 2012 Citizens Academy

Sheriff's deputies showing previous Citizens Academy participants local a incarceration facility, St. George, no date provided. | Photo courtesy of the Washington County Sheriff's Office, St. George News

ST. GEORGE – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is gearing up to host their annual Citizens Academy. The Citizens Academy will be held Thursday evenings from Sep. 6 through Oct. 25, from 6 to 9 p.m. each night. Sheriff Pulsipher and his administration will kick off the first evening with a warm welcome.

The Citizens Academy is an opportunity for members of the community to get a firsthand look at the sheriff’s office day-to-day operations. Some of the areas to be covered will be emergency services, search and rescue, investigations, SWAT, crisis negotiations, a jail tour, firearms, patrol, county attorney’s office, courts, drug court and much, much more.

Applications can be found on the sheriff’s office website, specifically under Programs and Services link. The Citizens Academy has space for 40 qualified applicants. Please read the application to confirm that you qualify for the program. Members of the Citizens Academy will be encouraged to go out on a ride-a-long with one of the sheriff’s deputies.

Applications may be brought or mailed to the sheriff’office at:
750 S 5300 West, Hurricane, Utah 84737

Applications may also be faxed to 435-656-6599, attention Oscar Garcia.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact our Community Services Director, Oscar Garcia at 656-6522 or ogarcia@washeriff.net.

 

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