CASS CO – The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is now taking applications for the fall 2021 Sheriff’s Citizens Academy (SCA). The program is an eight-week course provided to citizens. This program provides an in-depth look and hands on training into the career of law enforcement at the sheriff’s office.
Citizens are instructed by deputies on the subject of patrol, jail, communications, investigations, court, and community policing.The SCA is an 8-week program, courses are on Wednesday from 6:30 p.m. until approximately 9:30 p.m.
Citizens will also have the opportunity to ride along with a patrol deputy, work with jail deputies and communication officers. This enables them to observe first-hand how the sheriff’s office handles incidents.
Participants must be 18 years of age or older, have no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions and must be a resident or business owner in Cass CountyThere is NO cost for participants. Each student who successfully completes the citizen academy will take part in graduation.
The Sheriff’s Citizens Academy will begin on September 8th and seating is limited. Individuals interested in attending the Sheriff’s Citizens Academy should visit https://www.cassmosheriff.org//citizen/ or contact Major Kevin Tieman at [email protected] .