press release - 02231702

UPDATED! 03/16/17: The upcoming Citizen’s Academy for Santa Barbara County college students and Isla Vista residents has a few spots left.  Don’t miss out on this free, eye-opening, interactive opportunity to learn more about all that goes into keeping the citizens of Santa Barbara County safe. Applications are due on Monday, March 20, 2017.

 

The eight-week course begins on April 5, 2017 and runs through May 17, 2017 with classes from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. every Wednesday night at various locations throughout Santa Barbara County.  The course includes classes on active shooter training, use of force, search and seizure law, building searches, arrest and control, firearms and K-9 operations, just to name a few.  The class ends with a graduation ceremony and celebratory BBQ on Saturday, May 20, 2017.

 

If you are interested in becoming a part of this Citizen’s Academy for Isla Vista residents and college students in Santa Barbara County, please submit an application found on our website at www.sbsheriff.org.  You can scan and e-mail the application to Senior Deputy Dave Valadez at dmv4120@sbsheriff.org.  You can also drop off an application at the Marketplace substation located at 7042 Marketplace Drive in Goleta.  Applications must be submitted no later than March 20, 2017.  For additional information, please call Senior Deputy Dave Valadez at 805-319-9773. 

 

 

Citizen's Academy for Santa Barbara County College Students and Isla Vista Residents

 

Isla Vista / Goleta - February 23rd, 2017

 

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office, UCSB Police Department and the City of Goleta are pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the second Citizen’s Academy for Isla Vista residents and college students in Santa Barbara County.  The eight-week interactive course begins on April 5, 2017 and runs through May 17, 2017 with classes from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. every Wednesday night at various locations throughout Santa Barbara County.  The class ends with a graduation ceremony and celebratory BBQ on Saturday, May 20, 2017.

While the Sheriff’s Office puts on a yearly Citizen’s Academy open to the general public, this Citizen's Academy is geared toward Isla Vista residents and college students residing in Santa Barbara County.   The course includes classes on active shooter training, use of force, search and seizure law, building searches, arrest and control, firearms and K-9 operations, just to name a few.

If you’re interested in becoming a part of this Citizen’s Academy for Isla Vista residents and college students in Santa Barbara County, please submit an application found on our website at Citizens Academy Application You can scan and e-mail the application to Senior Deputy Dave Valadez at dmv4120@sbsheriff.org.  Applications must be submitted no later than, March 20, 2017.  For additional information, please call Senior Deputy Dave Valadez at 805-319-9773. 

 

 

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