Niagara County Sheriff James R. Voutour has announced the Sheriff's Community Police Academy will be held at the Niagara County Public Safety Building, 5574 Niagara St. Ext., Lockport, beginning Feb. 27.
The program will be every Thursday through May 29 at no cost. Instruction starts at 6 p.m. and generally lasts three to four hours.
Applications can be obtained at www.niagarasheriff.com. If you have questions or need an application mailed, call 716-438-3331 or 716-523-0098. Applicants must be at least 20 years of age, reside or work within Niagara County and have no prior felony convictions or outstanding warrants.
The goal of the Sheriff's Community Police Academy is to provide county residents with a working knowledge and background of the Niagara County Sheriff's Office.