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Shelby Co. Sheriff taking applications for Citizen's Academy

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SHELBY COUNTY, AL (WBRC) -

Want to know more about The Shelby County Sheriff's Office? If so, consider signing up for the agency's Citizen's Sheriff's Academy.

You'll learn about criminal investigations, laws and the court system, drug task force, tactical response unit, and other special units. You'll also tour of the county jail, have the opportunity to ride-along on patrol with a deputy sheriff, and receive basic firearms safety training at the Sheriff's Office firearms range.

You must be 18 and live or work in Shelby County.

All applicants to the program are subject to a criminal background check and a driver's license check.

The Academy begins March 6, 2014 and will meet every Thursday evening from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. at the Shelby County Sheriff's Office Training Center on McDow Road in Columbiana, AL.

Class size is limited to 20 students.

To register, visit the Sheriff's Office website at www.myshelbyso.com. For additional information regarding the Academy, contact Sgt. Clay Hammac at chammac@shelbyso.com.

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