Citizen's Police Academy

The Harrison County Sheriff’s office established a Citizen Police Academy in 2011 to provide the community an overview of the daily operations within the department. The Classes are made up of 15-20 individuals from various backgrounds within the community. Individuals can apply in person at the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department or online at under the Special Units tab to take the eight week course. The classes include an introduction to command staff, patrol operations, traffic operations, K-9 operations, use of force training, drug investigations, crime scene processing, emergency vehicle operations, neighborhood watch tips, and firearms training among other operations. At the end of this program, participates will have a better understanding of police services within the community.

Become a member of the Citizen's Police Academy. Click on the application below.