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Allen County Sheriff’s Department’s Citizen Academy Graduation

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ALLEN COUNTY
SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

715 S. Calhoun St
.  Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone 260-449-7535 Fax 260-449-7915

 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

DATE:             November 6, 2007

 

MEDIA EVENT

 

WHAT:            Allen County Sheriff’s Department’s Citizen Academy Graduation

 

WHEN:            Wednesday, November 7, 2007

                        6:00 p.m.

 

WHERE:          Allen County Courthouse, Rotunda

 

DETAILS:

            After completion of a 12-week course that began earlier this year, seven Allen County residents will graduate from the Allen County Sheriff’s Department Citizen’s Academy.  The Citizen’s Academy has been meeting once a week to enhance the partnership between the Sheriff’s Department and the citizen’s of Allen County in the hope of reducing crime by involving community participation.

 

            Class attendees receive an overview of what the Sheriff’s Department does and how it operates.  Training sessions include: Professionalism and Training, the Criminal Investigative Process, Patrol Duties, Narcotics Operations, Physical Tactics, Firearms and Survival Skills, Understanding Domestic Violence, Child Abuse and Elder Abuse, Familiarization of the K-9 and SWAT Operations, Community Partnerships as well as tours of various County facilities.

 

 

CONTACT:     Sgt. Steve Stone

                        Public Information Officer

                        260-449-4954