Sheriff’s Citizens Academy
*NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE SPRING 2024 SESSION. DATES TBD*
The Sheriff's Citizens Academy provides participants an inside look at the Sheriff’s Office. Citizens receive an overview of the agency, visit the agency’s communications center and detention facilities, learn about District Policing, the Investigative Services Division, drug and gang enforcement, Victim Services, SWAT, Motor Unit demonstrations, ride
Academy classes are taught by members of the Sheriff's Office command staff as well as civilian personnel. Participants have the opportunity to meet with the Sheriff and staff members. Participants are encouraged to ask questions and actively participate. Our goal through the Sheriff’s Citizens Academy is to provide a greater awareness of the multi-faceted aspects of the Sheriff’s Office and our role in the community through education.
The Sheriff’s Citizens Academy is offered by the Flagler County Sheriff's Office in the Spring and Fall each year. Classes meet twice a week for six weeks on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Classes will be held at the Sheriff's Operations Center at 61 Sheriff EW Johnston Dr, Bunnell, FL 32110.
Candidates for the Sheriff’s Citizens Academy must meet the following criteria:
- Minimum age of 18 years old
- Must live or work in Flagler County
- No prior felony convictions
- No misdemeanor arrests within the last twelve months
Residents and civic organizations are encouraged to apply. Enrollment is limited.
- Download and complete the application HERE
- Email the completed application to CommunityEngagement@flaglersheriff.com, or turn in in-person.
For more information, please call the Flagler County Sheriff's Office Community Engagement Unit at 386-586-4845 or email CommunityEngagement@flaglersheriff.com.