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7000 Michael Canlis Blvd
French Camp, CA 95231

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Lobby Hours

Monday-Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

citizens academy

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The Citizens Academy is projected to reach members of the community simply seeking to become more informed on law enforcement issues, and those contemplating careers with the Sheriff’s office in any capacity.

The overall focus of the program is to provide a better understanding of the policies and procedures of the department, as well as the approach taken to provide law enforcement services to San Joaquin County.

 

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1 session a year

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6 Class meetings

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hands-on instruction

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taught by experienced staff

Subjects covered in the academy

  • The History Of The Office Of The Sheriff
  • Communication Operations
  • Role And Responsibilities Of The Uniformed Deputy
  • Major Crime Investigations
  • Jail Operations
  • Marine Patrol Services
  • Deadly Force And Firearms
  • Narcotics Investigations
  • Domestic Violence Investigations
  • Elder Abuse Investigations
  • Sexual Assault And Crimes Against Children
  • Coroner’s Investigations
  • Tactical (SWAT) Operations
  • K-9 Enforcement
  • Judicial Process In The Courtroom
  • Civil Services
  • Neighborhood Watch Program
  • Gangs
  • Sheriff’s Team Active Seniors Volunteer Program (S.T.A.R.S.)
  • Technical Services/ Crime Scene Procedures
  • Community Policing Strategies
  • School Resource Officer Program

subjects covered in the academy

The History Of The Office Of The Sheriff
Communication Operations
Role And Responsibilities Of The Uniformed Deputy
Major Crime Investigations
Jail Operations
Marine Patrol Services
Deadly Force And Firearms
Narcotics Investigations
Domestic Violence Investigations
Elder Abuse Investigations
Sexual Assault And Crimes Against Children
Coroner’s Investigations
Tactical (SWAT) Operations
K-9 Enforcement
Judicial Process In The Courtroom
Civil Services
Neighborhood Watch Program
Gangs
Sheriff’s Team Active Seniors Volunteer Program (S.T.A.R.S.)
Technical Services/ Crime Scene Procedures
Community Policing Strategies
School Resource Officer Program

Participant Requirements

  • NPass a background check
  • NMust live or work in San Joaquin County
  • NBe 18 years of age
  • NHold a valid California Drivers License
  • NHave no pending criminal cases or outstanding warrants for your arrest
  • NHave no felony convictions anywhere, and or no misdemeanor arrests in the past 12 months

Interested in the citizens academy? Fill out an application or call our Public Information Officer at (209) 468-4495.

Mail your completed application to:

San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office
Public Affairs Office
7000 Michael Canlis Blvd.
French Camp, CA 95231

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