Youth Academy

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Are you a young person between the ages of 14 and 18 interested in seeing how the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office operates? Get a sneak peek inside your local law enforcement agency during this fun-filled, week-long Citizen’s Academy for youth!


(Updated January 24, 2024) Academy Class is accepting applications.

Start your application for the 2024 Youth Academy here.

Academy Dates

 Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
 June 17th - June 21st, 2024
 JCSO Headquarters Center Classroom

The deadline to apply is May 29th, 2024.


Class topics and interactive activities may include:

  • Crime Scene Investigations
  • DUI Simulation
  • Jail Operations
  • K9
  • Patrol Procedures
  • SWAT

More Information

For more information about the Youth Academy, contact:
Deputy Bruening
Email Deputy Bruening.
Phone: 303-982-1982