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Citizens' Academy Application

  1. The Sheriff's Office continuously strives to enhance its relationship with the community in an effort to make Scott County a safe and fun place to live and work. To strengthen its partnership with the community, the Sheriff's Office offers a Citizens' Academy once a year to provide participants the ability (through practical application) to gain perspective on the many challenges faced by law enforcement officers. The six week program is designed to provide residents insight on the inner working of the Scott County Sheriff's Office. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older and live, work or attend school in Scott County. Participants must agree to allow the Sheriff's Office to run a criminal background check to ensure the safety and security of participants, Sheriff's Office personnel and the public. A criminal record does not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In addition, participants should plan to attend all or most of the sessions. Class size is limited.

  2. Must be 18 years of age or older

  3. List all aliases, maiden names, nicknames

  4. I understand a confidential Background check will be conducted on all applications. The Sheriff's Office reserves the right to deny entry to the Academy based on findings during the background check. A criminal record does not necessarily disqualify an applicant. This application must be completed in full to be processed. By submitting this application, affirm that the facts set forth in it are true and complete. I understand that if I am accepted as a participant, any false statements, omissions, or other misrepresentations made by me on this application may result in my immediate dismissal.

  5. Agree to Terms Above*

  6. Your typed signature will serve as your official signature.

  7. It is the policy of this organization to provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual preference, age, or disability. All participants must be 18 years of age or older and work, attend school, or reside in Scott County. Class size is limited. Applications must be received by January 13, 2017. Thank you for your interest in the Scott County Sheriff's Office. We look forward to meeting you!

  8. If you have questions or concerns regarding Citizens' Academy or your application, please contact Vicki Sauter at 952-496-8300 or

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