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Residents can glimpse into the life of deputies
Hall County Sheriffs Office Citizens Academy to start
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Hall County residents may experience the life and work of local law enforcement through the upcoming Hall County Sheriff’s Office Citizens Academy.

The 14th session of the Citizens Academy will be from 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 10 to Oct. 15

The seven-week course will feature classroom and hands-on activities by deputies and other personnel of the Hall County Sheriff’s Office. Visits will be made to the 911 communications center, the Hall County Jail, Clarks Bridge Rowing Center, the law enforcement center, the firearms and training center and the Hall County Courthouse.

Sessions will also detail information about the criminal investigations department, SWAT and Dive team divisions, patrol division and the court services division.

Free meals will be served every night and a graduation ceremony will be Oct. 22 for all who complete the course.

Residents interested may call Capt. Chris Matthews at 770-531-7095 or email him at Applications may be found at

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