Community Academy

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WCSO Community Academy - Spring 2024
Wednesdays, March 6 - May 22

The Community Academy is a 12-week program designed to provide Whatcom County residents firsthand information about how your sheriff’s office operates. As a Community Academy participant, you will become familiar with the Sheriff’s Office's mission, values, and philosophy of policing. Participation is free. Applicants must be at least 16 years old.

If you are interested in attending Community Academy, please download the application found here and follow the instructions.

For more information, please contact:
Deb Slater, WCSO Communications and Outreach Programs Specialist 
[email protected] or (360) 778-6615.

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...