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Your invitation to participate in Sheriff Everhart's Citizens Academy

Sessions held on Thursdays from March 5 to April 16

Applications are being accepted for the 2019 Citizens Sheriff’s Academy offered by the Hardin County Sheriff and Ada native Keith Everhart.

The academy takes place from 6 to 8:30 p.m., on consecutive Thursdays from March 5 to April 16, at the sheriff’s office, 1025 S. Main St., Kenton.

The academy offers participants with a working knowledge of the sheriff’s office. It covers various aspects of the sheriff’s responsibilities via classroom discussion and hands-on participation.

Areas of instruction include: sheriff’s administration, enforcement, investigations, special operations, firearms and court services and corrections, which includes a tour of the Multi-County Correctional Facility, Marion.

According to Sheriff Everhart, the Citizens Academy develops a partnership for safety and security for Hardin County citizens.

Applications should be picked up at the sheriff’s office. These must be completed and returned with a $25 non-refundable fee (check or money order, only) by February 29.  

Applicants must be Hardin County residents, 21 or older. Class size is limited. A waiting list will be maintained for future academies. An academy certificate will be awarded for successful completion.

Questions may be directed to Sheriff Everhart or Chief Deputy Dennis Burns at (419) 673-1268 or by email to: keverhart@hardinsheriff.com or dburns@hardinsheriff.com.