WCSO to host Citizen’s Academy in March

Published: Feb. 28, 2023 at 3:26 PM CST
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WICHITA FALLS, Texas (KAUZ) - The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Academy begins on March 16.

The Citizen’s Academy is held every Thursday night from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. It’s a free program and the deadline for applications is March 9.

At the academy, students get the opportunity to drive a patrol vehicle, go to the firing range and conduct a building search.

The WCSO said the Citizen’s Academy will provide the experience on how the sheriff’s office operates, such as what it is like to be a deputy sheriff as well as information on the detention center, the patrol division, the criminal investigation division, and other divisions over the 14-week course.

To sign up for this event, applications can be picked up at the sheriff’s office.