St. Charles Herald-Guide

Sheriff’s Office citizen’s academy

By Staff Report - September 12, 2012

LULING - The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for its fall Citizen’s Police Academy.

This free academy consists of nine sessions held one night a week on Wednesdays from Sept. 12-Nov. 7 at the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office in Luling.

The program involves classroom discussion, interactive instruction and a variety of scenarios. Participants are given the same information that police recruits and officers receive during in-service training.

To qualify for the academy you must:
-Be 21 years of age
-Provide information necessary for a criminal background check
-Work or live in St. Charles Parish
-Commit to attending all classes

If you are interested in attending this training, complete an on-line application at: http://www.stcharlessheriff.org/DocumentView.aspx?DID=94 and mail it to Martha Heggelund at 260 Judge Edward Dufresne Parkway, Luling, Louisiana 70070. For more information call (985) 783-1280.