Senior law enforcement academy is April 16-20 |

Senior law enforcement academy is April 16-20

Staff Reports

The Senior Citizen Law Enforcement Academy, which provides comprehensive law enforcement and public safety information to Douglas County’s senior citizens, is April 16-20.

The goal is that attendees will become more familiar and comfortable with law enforcement & public safety services within Douglas County, and law enforcement officers will develop a better understanding of the needs of senior citizens within our county.

Class will start at 1-5 p.m. daily. Class location is the Douglas County Judicial and Law Enforcement Center, 1038 Buckeye Road.

The academy is open to seniors who reside anywhere within Douglas County.

The academy will include training and instruction on a variety of law enforcement topics, including: uniformed patrol procedures, jail/custody procedures, criminal investigations and crime scene processing, narcotic and gang investigations, the criminal justice system, court procedure and criminal prosecution, emergency dispatch operations, identity theft and fraud prevention, law enforcement volunteer programs, and fire and paramedic services.

Class size is limited to 50 students. Students must be at least 50 years of age and reside in Douglas County. Applicants must be willing to submit to a background check, and may not ever have been convicted of a felony crime.

To Participate

Call the Douglas County Sheriff’s Administration Office 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday 782-9900