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Citizen's Academy

citizens learning about dive teamThe Brown County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Academy session began on Thursday Sept. 12, 2019 and will run every Thursday (except Thur. Sept. 26) for 10 weeks, ending on Thursday Nov. 21, 2019. The classes run from 6:30 pm – 9 pm. 

The Citizen's Academy is a 25 hour course. Sponsored by the Brown County Sheriff’s Office, its goal is to give the community it serves a better understanding of law enforcement operations and procedures.
Citizens attending the academy will receive training in numerous topics within the criminal justice field, with the aim of giving them a basic understanding and familiarity of the "how's and why's" of law enforcement work.
Some of the topics covered in lecture and hands-on exercises include:Participants will tour the Brown County Sheriff’s Office, the Brown County Jail, the Brown County Courthouse and the 911/Dispatch Center.
Each applicant to the Academy must meet the following requirements:Citizens academy students that chose to be tazed 
To request an application, please email or call (920)448-4243 Sara McGuire.