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Potter County Sheriff’s Office Citizens Academy

The Potter County Sheriff’s Office is taking applications for the next Citizens Academy.

Academy is a 12-week program to help residents have a better understanding of what goes on with the Sheriff’s Office through education and communication programs.

The classes start on September 7th and will meet every Tuesday for 12 classes.

TOPICS COVERED

  • Sheriff’s Patrol Procedures

  • Detention Center Procedures and Tour

  • Criminal Investigations (CID)

  • Criminal Intelligence Unit (SCIU)

  • CPR Training

  • Dispatch/communications/911

  • Firearms/Simunitions Training – Safety

  • Overview of the Judicial System

  • Overview of the Potter County Sheriff’s Office

CRITERIA FOR PARTICIPATION

  • Applicants must be at least 21 years of age

  • Applicants who reside in Potter County, Amarillo, TX will be given preference

  • Applicants must agree to a background check

  • Applicants must have NO criminal record

  • Academy classes will be limited to 32 students

  • The Sheriff will make the final selection of Academy participants

To learn more about the program or to fill out an application, go click here.


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