The Fall 2021 Class is underway. Applications for the Fall 2022 Class will become available on this page in June 2022.
The Citizens Sheriff Academy (CSA) of Delaware County, Ohio, is designed to strengthen community relationships through education, shadowing, and hands-on learning. Upon graduation, participants can choose to serve as volunteers at various Sheriff’s Office community events on an as-needed basis (i.e.: Delaware County Fair Sheriff’s Educational Cabin).
The 11-week long program is offered annually in the fall and is open to Delaware County residents. Applicants must pass a local background check. All classes are taught by law enforcement professionals. The fall 2021 session kicked-off on Aug. 4th with graduation on Oct. 13th. Classes are held weekly on Wednesdays, 6-9pm. Locations vary, and they include: the jail, dispatch center, Patrol south sub-station, and more. Upon acceptance into the program, you will receive the class syllabus, which includes all class topics, locations, dates, etc.
Participants must attend at least 7 classes in order to graduate.