Eau Claire County Sheriffs Office Citizen Police Academy

Eau Claire County 2017 Citizen Police Academy The Eau Claire County Sheriff's Office is proud to announce the 3rd annual Eau Claire County citizen police academy. During the academy, Eau Claire County Sheriff's Office members will offer the public new insights and an understanding into how the office serves the community on a day to day basis. The citizen police academy will be a 12-week program that will focus on classroom training, as well as give the attendees a fun, yet educational hands-on experience into some police practices. Academy classes will be taught by various personnel from the Sheriff's office or supporting agency staff. Each deputy or other personnel responsible for teaching will address an area they are a specialist in or have a high degree of experience performing. Such areas address basic criminal law, patrol procedures, narcotics, gangs, SWAT, courts, DA's Office, corrections, use of force, investigations, firearms, Taser, building searches, traffic enforcement-OWI and many others. These academy sessions will begin on Monday January 2nd, 2017, with a graduation date scheduled for March 13th, 2017. Class sessions will run from 6:30 p.m. to approximately 9:00 p.m., every Monday evening. The exception will be Saturday March 11th, 2017. Which is a special scenario based session that will run from 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. We encourage participants to be able to attend ten (10) of the twelve (12) academy sessions. Class size is limited, so apply early. In order to be eligible to attend the academy, you must work in Eau Claire County or be a resident of Eau Claire County or any municipality within Eau Claire County and have no criminal record. Selected applicants must pass a background check and agree to sign a liability waiver in order to participate. The application process will run from Monday October 10th, 2016 through Friday December 23rd. Completed application packets can be directed to the attention of: Academy Coordinator Sgt. Travis Holbrook 721 Oxford Ave, Ste. #1400, Eau Claire WI, 54703. Applications for the 2015 academy session can be obtained on the Eau Claire County Sheriff's Office website, under the Citizen Academy link, on the left hand side of the page http://www.co.eau-claire.wi.us/departments/departments-l-z/sheriff/special-services/citizens-academy.

Cost: FREE; Encouraged to attend at least 10 of 12 sessions

Age: 18+


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Mon. Jan. 2, 2017   6:30-9pm

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Mon. Feb. 27, 2017   6:30-9pm

Mon. Mar. 6, 2017   6:30-9pm

Sat. Mar. 11, 2017   8am-4:30pm

Mon. Mar. 13, 2017   6:30-9pm

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721 Oxford Ave #1400
Eau Claire, WI 54703

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