2019 Citizen’s Academy Slated

Written by on February 7, 2019

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Citizens Sheriff’s Academy offered by the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office.

It will be conducted on consecutive Thursdays March 7 – April 18th, 6 – 8:30 pm. at the Sheriff’s Office, 1025 S. Main St., Kenton.

The Academy will provide participants a working knowledge of the Sheriff’s Office. It explains the various aspects of the Sheriff’s responsibilities using classroom discussion and hands-on participation to provide an overview of the talents, skills, diversity and quality of the Sheriff’s Office.

Areas of instruction, facilitated by Sheriff’s Office personnel will include: Sheriff’s administration, enforcement, investigations, special operations, firearms; court services and corrections – which will include a tour of the Multi-County Correctional Facility in Marion.

According to Sheriff Keith Everhart, the Citizens Academy is designed to develop and continue a partnership for safety and security for the benefit of Hardin County citizens.

Applications should be picked up at the Sheriff’s Office. They must be completed and returned with a $25 non-refundable fee (check or money order, only) by March 1st. Applicants must be Hardin County residents, 18 years of age or older. Class size is limited. A waiting list will be maintained for future academies. An academy certificate will be awarded for successful completion.

Questions may be directed to Sheriff Everhart or Chief Deputy Dennis Burns at (419)673-1268 or by email to: keverhart@hardinsheriff.com or dburns@hardinsheriff.com.

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