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Sheriff's Office Citizens Academy

 

Next Academy
 
  to be announced

Thursday evenings,
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Location:
W.C.S.O. Training Room

For more information, contact
Vickie Pedrick
Williamson County Sheriff’s Ofc.

(615) 790-5560

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Williamson County Sheriff's Office
 S
HERIFF JEFF LONG

 Sheriff's Office Citizens Academy

This academy is FREE!  It is designed to educate residents and/or business owners on how the Sheriff’s Office operates.  The 12-week academy meets once a week on Thursday evenings, from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.  To see when the next academy begins see the gold box at left.
 

If you are interested in attending, please contact Vickie Pedrick at (615) 790-5560 to receive the application form.  The application can also be downloaded from this web page and mailed to the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office.  Class size is limited to 20 students and you must be at least 21 years of age to attend.  Priority may be given to applicants who live and work in Williamson County, TN.  You will be notified by mail if you are accepted into the next Academy. 

What is a Citizens Academy?

The Citizens Academy is a 13-week program designed to provide residents with information about how the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office operates. 

What is the purpose of the Citizens Academy?

The purpose of the academy is for the citizens to become familiar with their Sheriff’s Office, and to increase the knowledge and communications between the citizens and the police. 

Who are the instructors at the academy?

The academy instructors are the agency’s personnel and guest speakers.  Each instructor teaches in his/her expertise, and has years of training and experience to share with the participants.


Who is eligible to attend the academy?

Anyone 21 years of age and older is eligible and encouraged to apply.


How to apply
  • Citizens Academy applications can be downloaded Online.  Then email the form to: Vickie Pedrick
  • Citizens Academy applications can also be picked up @ the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office reception desk.  Then return to Vickie Pedrick at the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office (408 Century Court, Franklin, TN 37064).  

  For questions regarding the Citizens Academy, please contact Vickie Pedrick the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office. 

 Note: This academy is NOT a Police Academy to become a certified police officer

 
Examples Of The Subjects Covered

Emergency Operations Center

Criminal & Civil Warrants

Patrol Division

Judges

Training

District Attorney

Criminal Investigations Division

Detention Division

Crime Prevention Division

CERT Team

Drug Abuse Resistance Education

D-Board

School Resource Officer

Work Detail

Neighborhood Watch Program

Traffic Stops

21st Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force

Building Searches

Court Services Division

K-9 Demonstration

Courthouse Security/Transportation

Special Response Team (SWAT)