Sheriff Citizen's Academy


Sheriff's Office - Community Services

11th Sheriff Citizen’s Academy 


 Next Academy starts August 31, 2016, and includes 13 sessions, each roughly three hours.

Space is Limited  

The Napa Sheriff’s Office is pleased to offer the 11th Sheriff Citizen’s Academy. The Academy provides participants with an opportunity to interact with members of law enforcement while learning and performing (through role–playing) the job duties of a law enforcement officer. This class is not intended to prepare participants for a career in law enforcement.   

Academy Objectives:

  • Increase communication and build a relationship of trust and understanding between the Sheriff’s Office and the citizens of the community.
  • Provide education and insight to citizens concerning the job functions of a law enforcement officer. 
  • Create a non-threatening setting for citizens to share concerns with Sheriff’s Dept. employees. 
  • Foster a pool of well informed “graduates” who will share knowledge and insight with others. 
  • Build a pool of alumni graduates.

*The Sheriff Citizen’s Academy will run from August 31, 2016, through November  2, 2016. The majority of the 13 sessions will be 3 hours long.

The academy will be held in the Sheriff's Office building located at 1535 Airport Blvd. 

Qualifications - Applicants must: 

  • Be 18 years of age. 
  • Not have any prior felony or misdemeanor convictions that imply moral corruption. 
  • Be able to handle graphic material. 
  • Live or work in the County of Napa 



Deputy Sgt. Pete Berg or Phone (707) 253-4504