Flagler County Sheriff’s Office Now Accepting Applications For Citizens Academy

By on February 1, 2018 in Community Stories

Flagler County, FL – The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for its Citizen Academy.

The Sheriff’s Citizen Academy is a six week behind the scenes look at the daily operations of all areas of the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office. Classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. beginning on March 13th.

Sheriff’s Citizens Academy participants visit the agency’s Communications Center and Detention Facilities; learn about District Policing, the Investigative Services Division, drug and gang enforcement, Victim Services and SWAT. There are live demonstrations from the Motor Unit and the K-9 Unit, and each participant gets to ride along with a deputy and much more. Attendees can also participate in an actual shoot/don’t shoot decision-making process through the use of a simulator. “The Sheriff’s Citizens Academy is a great program that offers the community a behind the scenes look at what our employees do each and every day,” Sheriff Rick Staly said. “Anyone interested in signing up shouldn’t wait; spots fill up fast!”

The Sheriff’s Citizen Academy is accepting applications until March 9th. Anyone wishing to attend can download an application from the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office website. For more information, please visit http://www.flaglersheriff.com/public-interest/citizens-academy.

Participant Requirements:
• Minimum age of 18-years old.
• Must live or work in Flagler County.
• Must have no prior felony convictions.
• Must have no misdemeanors arrests within the last twelve months.

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