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Mobile County Sheriff’s Office

The Citizens Academy is held twice a year with one class in the Fall and one class during the Spring.

The Citizens Academy is to give community residents a closer look and understanding of how the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office operates daily. The academy meets once a week for eight weeks, with two meetings on Saturdays.

All applicants must first go through a background check.


Deputy Sheriff’s Responsibilities
Legal Issues / Use of Force
Corrections / Jail 
SWAT / K9 / ID Section
Range - Firearms Safety / Pistol Familiarization  
Range – FATS / Subgun / Barrett  
CID Presentation / Cold Case