Citizen's Police Academy

Register now for the 2014 Citizens Police Academy!

If you are interested in attending the September 2014 WCSO Citizens Police Academy please complete the application and release forms, then email them to Deputy Wion at by September 12th.

The Citizens Police Academy is designed to give you a behind the scenes, in-depth look into the every day happenings of the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office. Our goal is to make this course an informative and enjoyable experience for everyone involved. It's our opportunity to share what we do and how we do it. You'll meet command staff, learn how traffic stops are made, take a tour of the jail, meet our K-9 and Mounted members, learn how to process a crime scene, make an arrest, and much more.

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Class Schedule:
September 24th-November 26th
Every Wednesday
5:30pm dinner served
6:00pm classes begin

County Service Center on Hogback Rd.
Community Engagement Center
4101 Hogback Rd. Conf. Room C

Topics Covered:

  • Meet the Sheriff
  • What is Community Engagement
  • Our Community Outreach Program
  • Problem Oriented Policing (POP)
  • Arrest Procedures
  • Community Corrections
  • Juvenile Detention Center
  • Emergency Management
  • Tour Metro Dispatch
  • K-9 demonstrations
  • Mounted demonstrations
  • Traffic Crash Reconstruction
  • Firearms Training Simulator (FATS)
  • Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT)
  • Marine/Underwater Search and Recovery Team (DIVE)
  • Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT)
  • Crime Scene Investigations
  • Corrections/Jail Tour

Based on scheduling and availability some topics are subject to change.

Please contact Deputy Wion at or 734-973-4552 for more information. 

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