Citizen Academy


Sheriff Sonny Weatherford is announcing the 7th annual “Sheriff’s Citizens Academy”.

The Academy begins on Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 and runs for 9 consecutive Tuesdays from 6 PM to 9 PM with one range day on a Saturday that usually begins around 10 AM. Dinner is provided and all necessities are provided at no cost. There is a limit to how many we can accept, so try not to delay!

The course includes one on one instruction and discussion with some of our most trained deputy's. Topics include Criminal investigations, jail organization and procedures, Gangs, Warrants division, Patrol, DUI, Crash, Internal Affairs, Animal Control, School Resource Officer, Active Shooter, Firearms familiarization, Crime scene, Social media, and many many more topics.

Applications may be obtained by printing the link below, or by coming to the Sheriff’s Office. 
Dinner is provided and there is no fee for this class
All applications must be physically turned in by 430PM on January 24th 2020
Classes are limited to 30 people, so apply soon.


 SCSO Citizen Academy Application


Photos from previous Academy classes.