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BCSO offering citizen police academy

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BEAUFORT CO., SC (WTOC) -

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is inviting citizens who work or live in the county to participate in their upcoming Citizen's Police Academy session.

The CPA is a 10-week course designed to teach citizens about all aspects of the sheriff;s office and gives them an opportunity to meet the policy makers in the county.

The CPA also gives members an opportunity for hands-on demonstrations, which participants will have to sign a waiver to take part in.

"I gaines a greater appreciation for the department as a whole, but also made it made me more aware of the safety concerns arouns me and what to look for," said former CPA student Jesse Iverson.

Classes start Feb. 4 for Beaufort, and Feb. 6 for Bluffton.  

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