Due to a limit in staffing, the Sheriff’s Office will not be offering a Citizen’s Academy in 2020. Please check back next year for information.
The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office offers a free 12‐week program for residents of Snohomish County interested in learning about their local law enforcement. Classes are held Wednesday evenings (6-9:30 p.m.) with two weekend field trips. The program includes classroom training by patrol deputies, detectives and corrections deputies for hands‐on participation:
Drugs and gangs
Crime scene technology
Search and rescue
Special weapons and tactics (SWAT)
911 and dispatch
Major crime investigations
Patrol procedures and equipment
Jail cell extraction
Vehicle collision investigations
Child abuse and crimes against children
A background check is required for all participants.