HCSO Jr. Deputy Academy Accepting Enrollment

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office is taking applications for the 2017 Summer Junior Deputy Academy. There will be two separate Academies, one for west side Hays County residents and the other for east side residents. The academies will run Tuesday through Thursday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Dripping Springs:
June 27 through June 29
Dripping Springs High School
940 US HWY 290 West
Dripping Springs, TX 78620

July 11 through July 13
Wallace Middle School
1500 W Center St
Kyle, TX 78640

There are a limited number of seats available and applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Members of the Sheriff’s Office will introduce the cadets to various functions of law enforcement including patrol, SWAT, crisis negotiation, criminal investigations, crime scene, K9 unit, and community services. Other first responders, Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services, will also be on hand to demonstrate their services and related equipment. Other presentations will be made by the Greater San Marcos Youth Council and Pedernales Electric Cooperative who will present a segment on electrical safety. The cadets will tour a local fire station and become familiar with apparatus used by different emergency agencies.

At the completion of the Academy, the Cadets will have a special graduation ceremony on the last day in which everyone is invited to attend.

The Junior Deputy Academy is open to all children between the ages of 8-10 who reside in Hays County. Applications are available by contacting Irene Hernandez by email: irene.hernandez@co.hays.tx.us or Deputy Mark Andrews by email: mark.andrews@co.hays.tx.us or at 512-393-7373.


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