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BCSO offering citizen police academy


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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