SLO Sheriff Crime Prevention Unit accepting applications

The SLO County Sheriff’s Crime Prevention Unit is now accepting applications for its Sheriff’s Citizen Academy program, which provides community members with an inside look at the Sheriff’s Office and all facets of law enforcement.

There will be 10 weekly sessions, to be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays starting Aug. 29. Participants will take tours of County Jail, court services, dispatch center and crime lab. To apply, contact Marsha Mann at the Sheriff’s Crime Prevention Unit at 781-4483 or 540-9662. The deadline is Aug. 22.