The Citizen Police Academy provides Lake County residents a hands-on learning experience of the many facets of the Lake County Sheriff's Office. The academy is a 10-week program with classes running approximately 3 hours, once a week. Instruction is provided by sworn deputies and civilians in their field of expertise. The academy is free to Lake County residents. Participants must be 21 years of age or older, of good moral character, and have no felony convictions.
The current Citizen Police Academy begins March 8 and runs through May 17, 2018. The application below is fillable and may be saved and emailed to Deputy Roman Buchberger or mailed to Deputy Buchberger at Lake County Sheriff's Office, 25 S Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60085.