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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Sheriff's Office Citizens' Academy Dates Announced

The Citizen’s Academy is a 12 week program designed to provide Whatcom County residents firsthand information about how your sheriff’s office operates. You will find out what it’s like to be a deputy and learn about the dangers and stress in law enforcement. Academy members will also become familiar with the sheriff’s office mission, values and philosophy of policing. 


Applications are available at the Sheriff’s Office or here.

For more information call (360) 778-6600.

Come Learn About

  • Criminal Investigations
  • Patrol Procedures
  • K-9
  • SWAT
  • The drug and gang task force
  • Traffic Enforcement
  • Crime scene investigations
  • Marine Patrol
  • Jail operations
  • and more...

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