Calling it a “huge success,” Seneca County Undersheriff John Cleere said the sheriff’s office recently completed its first Citizens Police Academy.
“We used Ontario County’s model as a base when we put it all together,” Cleere said. “There were 10 participants. We kept the class small so we could do a lot of hands-on activities and class discussions.”
The academy included four sessions in November. Each focused on a different aspect of the sheriff’s office, including administration, road patrol, criminal investigations and corrections (jail operations).
In their monthly “snapshot” for November, Sheriff Tim Luce and Cleere also reported the following: