February 17, 2023
SACRAMENTO — Sacramento County District Attorney Thien Ho has announced that applications are now being accepted for this year’s in-person Citizens Academy.
The program is designed to engage residents in discussion about public safety and criminal justice issues. Participants learn about Sacramento County’s criminal justice system, including the roles of law enforcement, prosecutors and the courts. Topics include the anatomy of a criminal case, specialized areas of prosecution, crime scene investigation and crime lab analysis, local gangs, use of force, and more. There is also an opportunity for a field trip to the 911 Communications Center.
There is no cost to participants. The 10-week course is held from 6 to 8 p.m. every Tuesday from April 4 to June 13 at the Sacramento Police Department’s Safety Center, 5770 Freeport Blvd., Sacramento.
The deadline to apply is Friday, March 17. Applications are available online at www.sacda.org under the “In the Community” tab.