Local Community Leaders to participate in the 2016 Citizens Academy

News Release from: Clackamas Co. Sheriff's Office

Posted: Jan. 29 - Feb. 2, 2016


UPDATE (Feb. 2, 2016): Citizens Academy continues Feb. 3 & 6 at the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office - 02/02/16

Citizens Academy continues Wednesday, Feb. 3 at the Brooks Building (9101 SE Sunnybrook, Clackamas) from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Local citizens will begin their second session learning about various aspects of the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office. On Wednesday, participants will hear from detectives in the investigations unit who will educate them about what it takes to build a case from start to finish.

The final day of the Citizens Academy is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 6 and will begin at the Public Safety Training Center (12700 SE 82nd Ave., Clackamas). Activities will take place between 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Participants will hear from graduates of the Clackamas County Substance Abuse Program (CSAP) and learn about high-speed pursuits and active shooter situations.

The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office's Citizens Academy was developed to give citizens an inside look at law enforcement. Participants have the opportunity to learn about all aspects of the Sheriff's Office and meet the deputies behind the badge.

EARLIER (Jan. 29, 2016): Local Community Leaders to participate in the 2016 Citizens Academy

Local leaders will get a glimpse of what the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office does on a daily basis by participating in the 2016 Citizens Academy. The 3-day academy provides citizens the opportunity to get a first-hand look at the day to day operations of a law enforcement agency.

"Our work is not always easy, but it's so important," said Sheriff Craig Roberts. "I'm thrilled to give leaders in our community an opportunity to see what we do at the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office.

Those participating in the academy will learn about services provided to the community, the divisions and their functions. Participants will tour the Clackamas County Jail, learn about Community Corrections, and meet the K-9 dog handlers along with other activities. The academy will be held on January 30, February 3, and February 6.

Media is welcome to attend.


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Contact Info:
Sergeant Nathan Thompson
Office of Public Information
Clackamas County Sheriff's Office