• Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Law Enforcement Academy Now Accepting Applications

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    April 14, 2022
    The Citizen's Law Enforcement Academy (CLEA) is BACK!
    CLEA is a 10-week program for Santa Rosa County residents that offers an exclusive, inside look at your local sheriff's office. Classes are held on Thursday nights from 6:00PM until approximately 9:00PM, depending on the subject matter. The program is completely free for residents ages 18 and up. Participants will also receive a meal each class night.

    -Participants will have the opportunity to-
    • See our agency’s internal structure and the integral part that the agency plays in the local community.  
    • Learn how to better protect yourself from being a crime victim, how to report crime, and the ramifications of committing a crime. 
    • You will receive knowledge on officer training & equipment, what constitutes a crime, and how to differentiate between “reasonable suspicion” and “probable cause.”
    • You will watch police K-9s in action.
    • Learn about the Special Weapons and Tactics Team (S.W.ASee how a crime scene is handled and incriminating evidence is collected. 
    • You will learn the “Shoot/Don’t Shoot” methodology.
    • Learn about the use of firearms & tasers.
    • Gain an understanding of our detention processes.  Learn about our tracking K9s.

    https://santarosasheriff.org/citizens-law-enforcement-academy/

    Sign up now!