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Seniors sought for sheriff’s academy

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The Douglas County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for the 2005 Senior Citizens Law Enforcement Academy.

Attendees will receive instruction in the areas of uniformed patrol, criminal investigation, emergency vehicle operation, handgun safety, narcotic and gang investigation, communications, corrections and the criminal justice system.

The 40-hour block of instruction begins Wednesday. Classes will take place between 1 to 5 p.m. each Wednesday thereafter for 10 weeks at the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department in Minden.

Class size is limited to 50 students. Applicants must be at least 50 years of age and a resident of Douglas County.

Applicants must be willing to submit to a local background investigation and be free of any felony convictions.

To reserve a seat in the 2005 Senior Citizens Law Enforcement Academy, contact the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at (775) 782-9902.

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