Registration still is open for the Carson City Sheriff's Office's Citizens Academy to begin Sept. 6.
The Academy explains what the Sheriff's Office does, how they do it and why its done in a particular way, as well as explaining the importance of community policing.
Participants will learn about patrol operations, arrest procedures, defensive tactics, and the department's specialized units.
The Academy runs through Oct. 24. The first class will be held on a Tuesday evening. Subsequent classes are Monday evenings from 6-9 p.m. in the Ormsby Room at the Sheriff's offices 911 E. Musser St.
The Academy is open to adults, 18 or older, with preference given to Carson City residents. There is no charge for the class. There still are 20 slots open. The deadline for applications is Aug. 22.
For further information or to request an application visit the Carson City Sheriff's Office at 911 E. Musser St. or contact Volunteer Coordinator Ken Smith at 283-7810