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Posted on: September 6, 2023

Citizen Academy Returns in 2024

Photo collage of different presentations and activities such as K9 demo, role playing, and tours.

Citizen Academy Returns in 2024

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is excited to announce the return of the Sheriff’s Citizen Academy in January 2024. This free program provides community members with an opportunity to learn about the everyday operations of the Sheriff’s Office and the many services provided to the community. Community members are welcome to apply for this 11-week course which offers presentations, tours, and hands-on activities designed to give you an intimate look at the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office. Members that complete our Citizen Academy are also welcomed to apply for our Community Advisory Group. Classes will be held from 6pm - 8pm on Tuesdays beginning on January 9, 2024. 

To apply for the 2024 Citizen Academy you must:

  • Submit an application no later than Friday, December 15, 2023
  • Successfully pass a Sheriff’s Office background check

Citizen Academy features interactive sessions with team members that cover:

  • Animal Shelter and Services 
  • Civil Service 
  • Corrections, Jail and Medical Tour
  • Emergency Management
  • K-9 Team
  • Major Crime Team and Investigations
  • Patrol, Special Districts, Marine Program, School Resource Deputy, and Community Services
  • Pretrial Services
  • Search and Rescue
  • And More

Space is limited and interested community members are encouraged to apply early. Applications will not be accepted for the 2024 Citizen Academy after December 15, 2023.  For Citizen Academy questions, contact Jess Palma at or 541-265-0652


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