MADRAS, Ore. (KTVZ) -- The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Citizens’ Academy is an 11-week program that will focus on educating participants on the day-to-day duties of a deputy sheriff in Jefferson County and "hopefully having a little fun in the process," Sheriff Marc Heckathorn announced Friday.
Classes will be held once a week on Wednesdays from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm, beginning Sept. 8 and will run through Nov. 17.
Applications will be accepted until Sept. 3. To apply, call 541.475.6520 option 3 and request an application or download the application directly online. Citizen’s Academy information is below the Sheriff’s Message on their website www.jeffco.net/sheriff
"A Citizen's Academy is something I've wanted to do for years at JCSO," Heckathorn added, "and as your sheriff, I'm excited to bring this opportunity to you. I hope you consider attending and please contact me directly with any questions you may have at 541-475-6520 or by email at email@example.com.
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Central Oregon Drug Enforcement (CODE)
Central Oregon Emergency Response (CERT)
Central Oregon Police Chaplaincy
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Interactive Use of Force Simulator