Junior Deputy Academy (West)

July 19, 2022 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone
Dripping Springs High School
940 US Hwy 290
Dripping Springs
TX 78620

Hays County Sheriff’s Office Junior Deputy Academy Accepting Enrollment

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office is taking applications for the 2022 Summer Junior Deputy Academy. There will be two separate academies, one on the west side of Hays County and one on the east side of the county. The academies will run Tuesday through Thursday from 9:00a until 4:00p.

Dripping Springs (West): July 19 through July 21
Dripping Springs High School, 940 US Hwy 290, Dripping Springs, TX 78620
Application Deadline: July 8, 2022

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 such as Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services will also be on hand to demonstrate their services and related equipment. Other presentations may be made by the Greater San Marcos Youth Council, Pedernales Electric Cooperative, and Colin’s Hope who present a segment of bullying, electrical safety, and water safety, respectivly. The cadets may 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 on our Sheriff’s Office website: hayscountytx.com, the Sheriff’s Office Facebook page or may be obtained 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 by calling 512-393-7373.

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