SAN ANTONIO - A group of local residents are receiving a better understanding of law enforcement by enrolling in this year's Citizens Academy created by the Bexar County Sheriff's Office.
Wednesday marked the beginning of the 13-week program, which is one of the two scheduled Citizens Academy sessions for the new year.
Sheriff Javier Salazar and deputies with the Sheriff's Community Oriented Response & Education Unit briefed the 15 participants about the topics and training that will be covered during the Citizens Academy.
The topics are: BCSO History, Community Services, Criminal Investigation, Defensive Training, Detention Operations, Evidence Handling, Firearms, Judicial Process, Patrol Ride Along and the Special Operations Units for the Sheriff’s Office.
Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.