Applications available for Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office Civilian Academy

Eric Sucar

The Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office will hold an eight week Sheriff’s Civilian Academy in the fall.

The first session is scheduled for 7-9 p.m. on Sept. 11 at the Middlesex County Fire Academy in Sayreville. Classes will continue weekly on Thursdays. One Saturday class will be held. The program culminates with a graduation ceremony scheduled for Oct. 30.

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

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

Applications are due by Aug. 23.

For more information, contact Sheriff’s Officer Frank Sautner at 732-745-5909 or