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Citizens' Police Academy

 The purpose of the Citizens’ Academy is to educate the public on the duties, requirements, responsibilities and day to day operations of the Culpeper County Sheriff's Office.

This class is for any resident who seeks to enhance their knowledge of the Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office.

Topics include: Tours of the Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office, Jail, Courthouse, and 911 Center, Patrol Operations, Drug Enforcement Operations, School Safety & Security, K-9, S.W.A.T., Criminal Investigations, Workplace Violence training, Firearms Safety and Range (includes concealed carry certification), Ride-Along with a Deputy and much more.

Class members will tour law enforcement-related facilities, participate in hands-on demonstrations and get a close-up look at the vehicles and gear used in daily operations. Participants will also meet and interact with Sheriff Jenkins, his deputies, office personnel and members of the command staff.

Interested persons must be at least 18 years and pass a background check. Applications may be picked up at the Culpeper County Sheriff's Office located at 14023 Public Safety Court, Culpeper, VA 22701 or downloaded from the Sheriff’s Office website (CLICK HERE).  Completed applications must be submitted by close of business on Friday, March 16, 2018.

For more information, please email


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