The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with The Citizens Sheriff’s Academy Alumni Association, invites you to participate in The Citizens Sheriff’s Academy!
The Citizens Sheriff’s Academy is presented for citizens who are interested in learning more about how the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office operates. The Academy also addresses the challenges faced in today’s world. Participants in each session commit to meeting for 9 sessions, 2 1/2 hours per session, to learn about all factions of the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. Classes are conducted by law enforcement personnel.
There is no cost to participate in the The Citizens Sheriff’s Academy.
The Academy covers most aspects of the Sheriff’s Office. The nine sessions include:
Each session contains unique insight into the many facets of law enforcement and the Sheriff’s Office, including the differences between the duties of the Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement agencies.
Come and learn how your tax dollars are put to work in local law enforcement!
Once you complete the Academy, you may choose to become a member of the Citizens Sheriff’s Academy Alumni Association. The mission of the Alumni Association, through education and volunteerism, is to support activities and initiatives that promote the Community Oriented Policing philosophy. The Alumni Association recognizes that individuals, businesses, and organizations have a significant impact in reducing crime. All segments of the community, working with law enforcement, are better able to improve the quality of life for Hancock County residents and to reduce crime within Hancock County.