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Junior Deputy Sheriff’s Academy


Registration is underway for Junior Deputy Sheriff’s Academy, sponsored by Comal County Sheriff’s Office.

The program is open to kids ages nine to 11. Click HERE for online registration. For more information, call 830-643-5840.

1st Camp is at Church Hill Middle School from June 13 to June 17. Registration deadline is June 3.

2nd Camp is at Mt. Valley Middle School from July 11 to July 15. Registration deadline is June 30.

3rd Camp is at Smithson Valley Middle School from July 25 to July 29. Registration deadline is July 15.

These one-week camps introduce children to safety issues and include role-playing and question-and-answer sessions.

According to the Comal County Sheriff’s Office website, preparing children for teen years is one of parents’ most important responsibilities.

“The Junior Deputy Sheriff’s Academy has been implemented by the officers and staff at the Comal County Sheriff’s Office in an effort to positively impact the lives of our young people as they transition to adulthood,” says Comal County Sheriff Bob Holden on the Comal County website.

“We recognize our youth are the future leaders of tomorrow and we in law enforcement have an opportunity to influence behaviors that can assist with that success. Time invested now by law enforcement officers with our young people can pay big dividends for the future. This is another effort on our part of investing in the future of youth here in Comal County.”

Junior deputy sheriffs will meet

  • Patrol
  • SWAT
  • Crisis Negotiations
  • Honor Guard
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Crime Prevention
  • 911 Emergency Center
  • Narcotics Drug Awareness
  • Warrant Office
  • Patrol Center
  • Fire Department and EMS
  • Air Life
  • Public Utilities

Attendees will meet Sheriff Holder, and receive a camp T-shirt and certificate of completion.

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