Apply now for Sheriff’s civilian academy through Feb. 5

Applications are being accepted for the Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office’s Civilian Academy.

Participants will meet 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays for eight weeks. beginning April 6, at the Middlesex County Police Training Center, North Patrol Road, Edison. One Saturday class will be held. Graduation is scheduled for May 25.

Each session will highlight functions of the Sheriff’s Office, including defensive tactics, K-9, transportation, SWAT, the courts, civil process and foreclosures. Participants will also tour the Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office and the Main Courthouse in New Brunswick.

Applicants must be residents of Middlesex County, at least 18 years old, have no felony convictions, not be wanted for any crime and must submit to a limited background check.

Applications are due by Feb. 5.

For more information, contact Sheriff’s Officer Frank Sautner at 732-745-5909 or frank.sautner@co.middlesex.nj.us.