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Sheriff's Citizen Academy

What is the process?

Step 1: Contact for Citizen Academy

If you are interested in applying and participating in the Sheriff's Citizen Academy, please contact the Crime Prevention Unit (805) 781-4483 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.

Who can use this service?

You must be at least 18 years of age to participate in the Sheriff's Citizen Academy.

Is there a charge for this service?

This service is provided free of charge.

When and where is this service offered?

The eleven-week Citizen Academy class is held one evening per week during the fall. For further information, contact the Crime Prevention Unit at (805) 781-4483 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.