The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is now accepting applications for the Fall Citizens’ Academy

August 6, 2019

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is now accepting applications for the Fall Citizens’ Academy

The Fall Citizens’ Academy will begin on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 and will be held on Tuesday evenings, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.  The Academy will be conducted over a seven-week period, culminating in a graduation ceremony on October 29, 2019

The Academy offer citizens a broad overview and unique insight into the various functions of the Sheriff’s Office.  Participants will learn about topics such as use of force, illegal marijuana, targeted traffic enforcement, emergency services, which includes our Wildland Fire and Search & Rescue teams, SWAT and civil process.  They will understand the intricacies of a criminal investigation as detectives take them through the investigative process.  A tour of the El Paso County Jail will be conducted to demonstrate the challenges facing our detention staff.  

Those interested in attending the Citizens’ Academy can download and print an application  at https://www.epcsheriffsoffice.com/sites/default/files/resources/resource... or may contact Public Information Officers, Jacqueline Kirby, at 719-520-7183 or Natalie Sosa, at 719-520-7141. 

There is no charge to attend the Citizens’ Academy; however, seating is limited to the first forty completed applications received.  Applications must be returned no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, August 30, 2019.

MR 19-087