Cass County Sheriff's Office is set to begin the fall session of the Sheriff's Citizen Academy next month. This will be the 10th academy since 2008 that the Sheriff's Office as hosted. The Sheriff’s Citizens Academy (SCA) initiated by Sheriff Dwight Diehl is a free eight-week course that gives citizens an in-depth look and hands on training into the career of law enforcement at the sheriff's office. Citizens will be instructed by deputies on the subject of patrol, jail, communications, investigations, court, and community policing.
Courses are held on Wednesday nights from 6:30 p.m. until approximately 9:30 p.m. Each week a new topic will be introduced and discussed. Citizens will also have the opportunity to ride along with a patrol deputy, work with jail deputies and communication officers. This enables them to observe firsthand how the sheriff's office handles incidents.
Participants must be 18 years of age or older, have no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions and must be a resident or business owner in Cass County.
The Sheriff's Citizens Academy will begin on September 4, 2013 and is limited to 20 persons.
Individuals interested in attending the Sheriff's Citizens Academy should contact
Lt. Kevin Tieman at 816-380-8615, or SEND AN EMAIL.
Applications for the next class can be obtained by
Completed applications can be mailed to:
Sheriff's Citizens Academy
2501 West Mechanic, Suite 100
Harrisonville MO, 64701