Citizens Law Enforcement Academy

Citizens Law Enforcement Academy Class

The Citizen's Law Enforcement Academy is a program designed to give Columbia County residents an insight into the everyday operations of the Sheriff's Office. Participants will hear presenters from each of the divisions of the Sheriff's Office including: the Patrol Division, the Special Operations Division, the Detention Center, Investigations, and the 911 Center. They will also have firearms training which will include live fire on the Sheriff's Office shooting range.

This "free" course is offered each Thursday evening (6:30 pm to 9 pm) for 10 weeks, and is open to Columbia County residents 18 years of age and older. Please see our Calendar for future academy dates.

Anyone interested in attending the class should contact the Sheriff's Office Community Services Division at 706-541-2856 or download the following application: