Citizen Enforcement Academy 21 Feb 12

Residents in Wright County have the opportunity this spring to learn about law enforcement.

The Wright County Sheriff’s Office Citizen Law Enforcement Academy is being offered this spring, free of charge.

Officials say classes are two and a half hours long, the program will run for Five (5) weeks and instruction will be a combination of lecture, question and answer, demonstration, participation and tours.

The Sheriff’s Office says the classes and subjects will be very similar to those taught to new deputy sheriffs and police officers.

Applicants must be at least eighteen (18) years old and due to the nature of the material presented, all applicants will be screened for criminal backgrounds.

Applications have to be turned in by March 16th, with classes beginning in April.

Classes will be held from 6:30 to 9:00 P.M April-3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th and May-1st . The classes will be held at the Wright County Law Enforcement Center. Questions regarding the program may also be addressed to Sergeant Brian Johnson at 763-684-2366 orbrianm.johnson@co.wright.mn.us.