Sheriff to hold law enforcement course Feb. 3



FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. - The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for its Citizens' Law Enforcement Academy.

The academy is a free 10-week course that meets 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on consecutive Mondays, starting Feb. 3. It is open to all Forsyth County residents, employees and business owners.

The academy provides students with hands-on training and law enforcement knowledge in a friendly environment.

The course is run by the sheriff's office and closely follows the actual hands-on training deputies undergo. All instructors in this program are Forsyth County Sheriff's employees.

Topics include Constitutional law, conducting traffic stops, judgmental use of force, K9 and S.W.A.T. demonstrations and ride-alongs with deputies.

The goal is to build a closer bond with the citizens and business owners of Forsyth County through communication and education.

The application can be downloaded at and should be mailed to Deputy Henry Plager at 475 Tribble Gap Road, Suite 200, Cumming, Ga. 30040.

For more, contact Plager at 678-513-5880.


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