The Story County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for its Citizen’s Academy 2019. The three hour sessions (6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.) begin on Thursday, March 7, and continue on Thursday evenings for eleven weeks, with graduation on May 16. In the Citizen’s Academy, participants learn about the Story County Sheriff’s Office and what it takes to provide law enforcement services to the citizens of Story County. The sessions include presentations from Administration, Communications, Support Services, Field Services and Jail Division. Topics include firearms, traffic safety, dive team, emergency response team (ERT), hostage negotiations, drug investigations and much more. There is no cost to participate and meals are provided each week.


Applications may be obtained on the Story County Sheriff’s Office website at www.storycountyiowa.gov or may be picked up at the Story County Sheriff’s Office. Completed applications must be returned to the Sheriff’s Office by not later than Feb. 18. Class size is limited and seats fill up rather quickly.


For more information, you may contact Sgt. Liz Quinn @ 515-382-7473, equinn@storycountyiowa.gov Monday- Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.