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Citizen's Academy T-Shirt
$20 (includes taxes) - Visit the IRCSO Company Store M-F, 8a-5p located in G-Sub (Bldg. K) and speak with Sophie Kniffen, (772) 978-6203. The shirt is also available in WHITE with GREEN lettering.
The Citizen’s Academy is a ten week program that provides citizens of the community with an overview of the criminal justice system. It provides citizens with a better understanding of how citizens and law enforcement can work together to provide the best service possible and prevent crime. The Citizen’s Academy is an educational and informative program that allows citizens the opportunity to learn about the issues that affect law enforcement efforts in Indian River County. The goal of the academy is to provide a greater perspective, respect and appreciation for the challenges and decisions law enforcement officers face daily in safeguarding our community.
Students will attend dynamic sessions with court judges, State Attorneys, Public Defenders and instructors from all divisions within the Sheriff’s Office. Students will tour the Courthouse, the Jail, the 911 Center and the Special Operations Section of the Sheriff’s Office. Some of the favorite sessions include a K-9 demonstrations and a drug awareness video.
The Citizen’s Academy is free of charge and meets on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. There is limited seating and pre-registration is required. Anyone interested in attending, meet at the Sheriff's Office Auditorium at 4055 41st Avenue and please contact Roberta Barker at (772) 770-5028.
|September 5, 2013 to November 21, 2013
Classes begin promptly at 6:00PM
||6:00PM - 9:00PM – Orientation
Welcome / 911 / Uniform
||6:00PM - 9:00PM – Special Operations
Ag / Marine, K-9 & Aviation
*Meet at the Sheriff's Office Hangar*
||6:00PM - 6:25PM – Victim Assistance
6:30PM - 7:00PM – Florida Sheriff's Youth Ranch
7:00PM - 9:00PM – Traffic
||6:00PM - 7:00PM – N.O.P.E. Drug Program
7:00PM - 8:00PM – D.C.F
8:00PM - 9:00PM – Crime Prevention
||6:00PM - 9:00PM – Corrections
||6:00PM - 9:00PM – Courthouse
*Meet at the Courthouse, west side entrance*
||6:00PM - 7:00PM – Detective Bureau
7:00PM - 9:00PM – SWAT/CNT
||6:00PM - 6:30PM – Volunteers
6:30PM - 9:00PM – Crime Scene
||6:00PM - 6:30PM – Legal
6:30PM - 7:30PM – FDLE
7:30PM - 9:00PM – Support Services Division
||6:00PM - 7:45PM – Identity Theft / Personal Safety
7:45PM - 9:00PM – Crime Analyst
||6:00PM - 8:15PM – Training
8:15PM - 9:00PM – E.O.C.
||6:00PM - 8:00PM – *** Graduation ***