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    Citizen's Academy

    The Waukesha County Citizens' Academy was established in 1995 and provides opportunities for citizens to learn more about the operations and duties used by Sheriff's Deputies to keep the community safe.

    Lectures, field trips, ride-alongs and activities similar to real police training are used to educate and provide citizens insight into the job functions of the Sheriff’s Department.

    The program also fosters a growing pool of well-informed graduates who share their knowledge and insights with others and become active participants in preventing crime.

    The Citizens' Academy is held for 11 weeks in the spring and fall and covers many law enforcement related topics and functions such as:

    • Administrative Operations
    • Communications Center
    • Computer Crimes
    • Courtroom Trial
    • Defense and Arrest Tactics
    • Dive Team
    • Firearms
    • Internet Predators
    • Jail Operations
    • K-9 Unit Demonstration
    • Medical Examiner
    • Metro Drug Unit
    • OWI and Accident Investigation
    • Police Equipment and Patrols
    • Ride-A-Long
    • Tactical Enforcement Unit

    For more information please contact:
    Sheriff's Department Administrative Office at 262-548-7126
    Deputy Jennifer Wallschlaeger at 262-844-3320.

    Citizen's Academy Alumni 

    Graduates of the Waukesha County Sheriff's Citizens' Academy are invited to join the Citizens' Academy Alumni Association. The Association is a non-profit organization that supports the purpose and objectives of the Sheriff's Department through its activities and fund raising efforts.The Association also offers continuing education programs and alumni picnics along with assisting the Waukesha County Sheriff's Department with programs such as Shop with the Sheriff, Waukesha County Fair, Make-A-Wish and K-9 Golf Outing.

    Please contact the Waukesha County Citizens' Academy Alumni Association (WCSCAAA) for more information at:

    P.O. Box 192
    Waukesha, WI 53187-0192

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