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Lake County Sheriff's Office
Sheriff Peyton C. Grinnell

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The Sheriff of Lake County, Peyton C. Grinnell, is sponsoring a Sheriff's Academy. The purpose of the academy is to build a better understanding between citizens and the police through education. Participants will become familiar with the operations of the Lake County Sheriff's Office and gain a deeper understanding of the problems facing the police and the community.

Students will tour various departments of the Sheriff's Office including the Lake County Jail, the Courthouse, Technical Services, and Communications. They will hear from specialized units such as the Dive Team, Investigations, bike and road patrol, mounted posse, along with S.W.A.T., driving, K-9 and firearms demonstration.

The classes are scheduled each Thursday night for 13 weeks beginning January 18, 2018 (Tavares Class) 6pm to 9 pm
January 22, 2018 ( Pennbrooke Fairways Class) 11:30 am to 2:30 pm
 Classes will begin at 6 p.m. and last until 9 p.m. each scheduled night. The classes will be held at the Institute of Public Safety 1565 Lane Park Cutoff, Tavares, FL 32778.

The academy is limited to 30 participants. If you are interested please contact Linda Thompson in Community Engagement at 352-326-8108, send an email to, or click one of the links below.

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For those of you who took the course and were unable to attend each class, please contact Community Engagement to schedule your make up class.

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