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DUPLIN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE CITIZEN ACADEMY

DUPLIN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

CITIZEN ACADEMY

 What is the Citizen Academy About?

 The Duplin County Sheriff’s Office Citizen Academy is an extension of the agency’s Professional Development Section. The goal of the Academy is to provide insight about the job functions and duties of the Sheriff’s Office.

Twenty Duplin County residents will be screened and selected to attend each academy session. Applications are considered in the order received, and all applications are subject to a criminal background check.

Students will be provided all materials required for attendance including an Academy polo shirt at no charge.

What Topics Are Discussed?

 Requirements to become a deputy sheriff

  • Special response team demonstration
  • K-9 demonstration
  • Evidence Collection/Storage
  • Crime Scene Investigation (CSI)
  • Detention Facility Tour
  • Response to Critical Incidents
  • Laws of Arrests, Search and Seizure
  • Functions of each division within the Duplin County Sheriff’s Office

Who Can Participate?

 The Citizen Academy is open to Duplin County residents at least 21 years of age. All applications will be subject to a criminal background check meeting partial criteria equal to North Carolina’s requirements for obtaining a concealed handgun permit.

Cost?

FREE!  The only cost to participate is time.  Acceptance to the Academy comes with an expectation to attend all sessions.

Where and When?

The Citizen Academy meets on Thursday evenings from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at the Training Center on Landfill Road. The first meeting will be held on May 3, 2018.  The last session will be held on June 7, 2018.

 How to Apply?

Complete the attached request and you will receive an application by your choice of US mail or e-mail. Processing of applications takes approximately two weeks.  Registration deadline is April 12, 2018.

 

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 APPLICATION REQUEST FOR CITIZEN ACADEMY (PRINT)

  

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SEND THIS REQUEST TO:         Citizen Academy

                                                       Duplin County Sheriff’s Office

                                                       PO Box 908

                                                       Kenansville, NC 28349