The Wyandotte County Sheriff’s Office is offering a Citizens’ Academy, running from Sept. 12 through Oct. 17.
Sessions are being held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 12 through Oct. 17 at the Sheriff’s Office, 710 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas.
The free program will cover almost every function of the Sheriff’s Office.
Participants will have the opportunity to speak with almost every division commander in the office, including the sheriff.
Each session will include live demonstrations, a question-and-answer session, and educational discussions to give participants a better understanding of the Sheriff’s Office.
Food and other refreshments will be provided at each session.
Tuesday, Sept. 12 – Welcome and Orientation, Staff and Organization, History of Wyandotte County Sheriff’s Office
Tuesday, Sept. 19 – Operations Division at the Lake
Tuesday, Sept. 26 – Support Division
Tuesday, Oct. 3 – Adult Detention, Juvenile
Tuesday, Oct. 10 – Round Table Discussion
Tuesday, Oct. 17 – Closing Remarks and Graduation
All participants must be at least 18 years of age and currently be a resident or business owner in Wyandotte County. The deadline to register is Friday, Sept. 8. Space is limited to 15 participants on a first-come, first-served basis.
To register, or for more information, contact Capt. David R. Thaxton at 913-573-8435.