Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office

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January 9, 2019


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Contact: Sheriff Herman T. Jones • 785.251.2202

2019 Citizen's Academy Opening Night

We would like to invite our media partners to our 2019 Citizen’s Academy Opening Night this evening, 6pm, at the LEC.

The Academy will meet weekly for the next 11 weeks. The purpose of the Academy is to help develop positive relations between the Sheriff’s Office and the community through education. Academy courses will include Traffic Enforcement/Patrol Operations, K-9 and Polygraph demonstrations, Hostage Negotiation, Computer Crimes, Criminal Investigation, Crime Scene Investigation, Use of Force Policy and Special Weapons And Tactics.

We have 22 Academy participants this year!

Let’s make Topeka the Safest Capital City in America.

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