The Washington County Sheriff’s Office will host a Citizens Police Academy beginning March 8.
The program will run for 11 consecutive Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., with two Saturday sessions of practical instruction.
Hands-on activities will include exercises using the Fire Arms Training Simulator (F.A.T.S.) and training in citizens emergency response techniques.
Classes will be held at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division, 500 Western Maryland Parkway in Hagerstown.
Anyone interested in participating should contact Deputy 1st Class Jim Holsinger or Deputy 1st Class Dan Watson at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office at 240-313-2194 or 240-313-2195.
Applications can also be obtained on line at www.washcosheriff.com.