APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 27, 2022!
Have you ever been interested in learning more about how the Morris County Sheriff’s Office operates and responds to incidents within your community? The Morris County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a three (3) week Citizen Police Academy which will be held at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy. The Morris County Sheriff’s Office Citizen Police Academy will be on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6:00pm to 9:00pm starting October 4th, 2022 and ending on October 20th, 2022.
The Morris County Sheriff’s Office Citizen Police Academy is FREE and participants will be chosen on a first come, first serve basis after completing all necessary paperwork, with a maximum enrollment of twenty (20) participants.
- Be at least 21 years of age,
- Residents of Morris County,
- Submit a fully completed application, and
- Must pass a background investigation process.
The purpose of the Morris County Sheriff’s Office Citizen Police Academy is to give the public a working knowledge and understanding of the operations of our agency and of law enforcement in general. Some topics of instruction will include organizational structure, use of force, drug trends and police response, arrest, search and seizure, motor vehicle stops and officer safety. It is our intention that the graduates of the Morris County Sheriff’s Office Citizen Police Academy will gain an awareness and appreciation of the services we provide. We also hope to collectively create an even stronger partnership between the Morris County Sheriff’s Office and the community we serve which, in turn, will allow our graduates to become advocates for the law enforcement community as a whole.