PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Saturday, March 17, 2012

Goleta Citizens’ Academy

Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office to Teach the Community About Law Enforcement

The Goleta Citizens’ Academy offers locals the opportunity to learn more about what the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office personnel does on a day by day basis.

Participants will get an insider look at the various departments over the course of seven weeks. Topics will include a history of the department, how a deputy sheriff is trained, forensics, SWAT, narcotics, bomb squad, dive team, and much more. The academy will also include a tour of the main jail, the Santa Barbara Courthouse, and Emergency Communications Center.

The kick-off class is April 18, 6-9 p.m. at the City Council Chambers, 130 Cremona Drive, Suite B, Goleta. The course continues at various locations on Wednesday evenings through May 30, finishing with a graduation BBQ on June 2.

Contact Goleta Community Resource Deputy Greg Sorenson at 968-3878 to register.

The class is limited to 20 people so sign up soon!

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