WHAT IS IT?
This in-depth academy provides a unique look at the criminal justice system from the perspective of a prosecutor. Participants who are selected from a competitive application process will have the opportunity to hear directly from subject matter experts at the State Attorney’s Office. Topics covered during the academy include the criminal justice system, the jury trial process, homicide investigations, crimes against children, vehicular crimes, cyber-crimes, and more.
WHEN AND WHERE?
Classes will meet at the State Attorney’s Office every Tuesday night from 6:30 p.m. – to 8:30 p.m. for seven weeks, beginning on September 20th, 2022, and concluding with a graduation ceremony on November 1st, 2022.
WHO CAN APPLY?
Due to the sensitive nature of some of the topics, applicants must be at least 18 years of age and will be subjected to a limited background check to determine their suitability. The check will be limited to criminal history and warrant information. The information will not be used for any other purposes or shared with any other persons or entities. Class size will be limited to 20 people.
HOW DO I APPLY?
Applications for the State Attorney’s Citizens Academy can be found online at www.sao10.com. The application deadline is September 6th, 2022. Those who are accepted will receive official notice through email.