Sheriff Tim Luce has announced that the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office is holding its third annual Citizens Police Academy this November. The purpose of the academy is to give citizens of Seneca County a better understanding about law enforcement and how the Sheriff’s Office works within the community. The academy will consist of four Thursday night sessions starting November 7th, running from 6:00 PM to approximately 9:00 PM. Each session will focus on different aspects of the Sheriff’s Office and give an inside look at Administration, Road Patrol, Investigations and Corrections. Classroom and hands-on activities will be conducted by the professionals who do the job.
Last year’s candidates got to observe Corrections Staff handle an actual emergency when the entire Law Enforcement Center lost power.
Candidates that complete the program will be scheduled for an optional ride-a-long with a Deputy, receive a certificate of completion and a T-shirt.
The dates for the academy are: November, 7th ,14th , 21st , and December 5th , 2019. Candidates must be able to attend all 4 sessions. Anyone interested can contact Danielle Thompson at 315-220-3403. Or email firstname.lastname@example.org. A light background check will be conducted. Applicants must be at least 21 years old, be residents of Seneca County and have a genuine interest in good citizenship. There are no physical requirements , only a desire to learn. The academy class size will be kept small to maximize the experience. Eligible applicants that do not make this academy will be considered for future academies.