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Allen County Sheriff’s Department Accepting Applications for Citizens’ Academy

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





DATE:             July 11, 2011


Allen County Sheriff’s Department Accepting Applications for Citizens’ Academy



The Allen County Sheriff’s Department will be accepting applications for the Citizens Academy class of 2011.  Classes will begin on August 31st and run for 12 weeks.  Classes are held at the Allen County Sheriff’s Training Center located at 5080 Adams Center Road.  Classes include presentations from Sheriff Ken Fries and his staff.  Representatives from the Criminal Investigations Division, the Patrol Division, the Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT), K-9 Division, Allen County Reserves and the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office will also make presentations.  Students also will tour the Allen County Confinement Center, Fort Wayne Sexual Assault Treatment Center and the Child Advocacy Center.  Learn the difference between what you see on television and what it is really like to be a law enforcement officer.  If you are interested in learning more about the Allen County Sheriff’s Citizen’s Academy, or would like to request an application, please contact Laura Braun in the Training Division at (260) 449-7415 or email



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