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Enrollment underway for Jasper County Sheriff's Office Citizens Academy

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MEDIA RELEASE FROM THE JASPER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE:

The JasperCounty Sheriff's Office is now offering enrollment in our 7th, semi-annual,Sheriff's Citizens Academy. This session will run from August 29th toNovember 21st 2013. Classes will be held every Thursday night from 6:30-9:00PM at the Sheriff's Office on CR 180.

Participantsmust be 18 years of age or older, have no felony or serious misdemeanorconvictions, and must be a resident, work or own a business in Jasper County. Non-residentswill be considered if seating is available. There is no cost for participants.

Topics willinclude: History of the Office of Sheriff, Courthouse Operations, PatrolFunctions, Dangerous Drugs, DWI Enforcement, Animal Control, K-9 Operations, DetentionCenter Operations, SWAT Operations, Firearms Training, Cyber Crimes, Crimesagainst Children, Criminal Investigations, and Crime Scene Investigations.

TheSheriff's Citizen's Academy was initiated in 2010 to give the citizens ofJasper County an inside look into the day to day operations of the Sheriff's Officeand Jail. Participants will be introduced to the challenges faced by lawenforcement and learn about why we do what we do. Participants will receivehands on training and will take the role of a Deputy Sheriff in trainingsimulations.

Interestedpersons can visit jaspercountysheriff.org to obtain a registration form orcontact Sgt. Craig Davis directly. Completed forms can be faxed to 417-627-0953,hand delivered or mailed to the Jasper County Sheriff's Office SCA, 2907 CR180, Carthage, Mo, 64836.

Applicantswill be contacted at a later date to notify them of their acceptance.

Questionscan be referred to Sgt. Craig Davis at 417-358-8177 ext.1212.

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