Sheriff's Office accepts applications for Citizen Academy

The county Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the 2014 Sheriff’s Citizen Academy, a 10-week program that gives an inside look at operations and facilities at the Sheriff’s Office.

Beginning Sept. 3, the Sheriff’s Office will offer weekly sessions from 6-9 p.m. where participants will learn about the department’s different divisions, tour facilities such as County Jail, Court Services, the Dispatch/911 Center and the Crime Lab.

For information and to obtain an application, contact Marsha Mann at the Sheriff’s Office’s Crime Prevention Unit at 781-4483 or 540-9662. Applications are due Aug. 25.