The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office sponsored their 9th Annual Citizen Academy that took place from September 7th-October 26, 2017. This years class was one of the largest with over 30 participants. This group met every Thursday from 6pm-9pm for eight consecutive weeks. Topics that were offered were: The history of the Sheriff’s Office, Road Patrol, Corrections and 911 Functions, Special Teams including: K-9, Emergency Response Team, Crime Scene Unit and demonstrations with the taser, handgun and K-9 unit. In addition, the District Attorney, STOP-DWI, and County Coroners Office made presentations. Many attendees participated in a ride along program with a deputy. Next year’s class is scheduled to run from September 6th-October 25th, 2018. Please check the Ontario County Sheriff’s website for announcement.