Waukesha County

Sheriff's Citizens' Academy - 11 Week Program

Where: Waukesha County Sheriff's Department, 515 W. Moreland Boulevard

From: 9/11/2018 6:00:00 PM To: 9/11/2018 9:00:00 PM

The Waukesha County Citizens' Academy was established in 1995 and provides opportunities for citizens to learn more about the operations used by Sheriff's Deputies to keep the community safe. Lectures, field trips, ride-alongs and hands-on training 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 fall and covers many law enforcement related topics 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 go to: http://www.waukeshacounty.gov/sheriff/citizens-academy/