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Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office
Thursday May 10th, 2018 :: 03:11 p.m. EDT


Register now for the Fall 2018 Citizens Police Academy – September 6th – November 15th 2018!

If you are interested in attending the Fall 2018 WCSO Citizens Police Academy please complete the application and release forms (, then email them to Deputy Wion at or fax to 734-794-2128 by July 27th, 2018. All forms must have an actual signature (email signatures and font signatures are not accepted). 

The Citizens Police Academy is designed to give you a behind the scenes, in-depth look into the everyday happenings of the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office. Our goal is to make this course an informative and enjoyable experience for everyone involved. It's our opportunity to share what we do and how we do it. You'll meet command staff, learn how traffic stops are made, take a tour of the jail, meet our K-9 and Mounted members, learn how to process a crime scene, make an arrest, and much more. 

Class Schedule: 
September 6th – November 15th 2018
Every Thursday 
Dinner served:  5:30pm
Class begins:  6:00pm
Class ends:  9:00pm

County Service Center on Hogback Rd. 
Jury Assembly Room
2201 Hogback Rd.
Cost: FREE
Age: Must be at least 18 years old, unless part of the Washtenaw County Sheriff Office Explorer Program

Topics Covered: 
Meet the Sheriff 
What is Community Engagement 
Our Community Outreach Program 
Total Policing
Arrest Procedures 
Community Corrections 
Juvenile Detention Center 
Emergency Management 
Tour Metro Dispatch 
K-9 demonstrations 
Mounted demonstrations 
Traffic Crash Reconstruction 
Firearms Training Simulator (FATS) 
Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) 
Marine/Underwater Search and Recovery Team (DIVE) 
Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT) 
Crime Scene Investigations 
Corrections/Jail Tour

Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office
2201 Hogback Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 734-971-8400

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