El Paso County Sheriff’s Office opens 2016 Youth Academy Registration

Sheriff Richard Wiles and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office are inviting local teens, ages 13-18 with an interest in law enforcement, to participate in the upcoming 2016 Youth Academy.

The purpose of the Sheriff’s Office Youth Academy is to introduce young men and women in our community to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office in a positive and informative manner.

The academy consists of presentations, demonstrations, videos, and tours from the various Sheriff’s Office departments.

The academy is open to anyone between the ages of 13-18 who have not completed high school. As space is limited, interested persons are asked to submit their application early. Registration packets can be picked up at the following locations:

Sheriff’s headquarters – 3850 Justice Dr. / 538-2119

Montana station – 12501 Montana Ave. / 856-4875

Clint station – 190 N. San Elizario / 851-3287

Vinton station – 436 E. Vinton / 886-2724

Application is also available online at the following link: https://goo.gl/qyvkZR

All applications must be returned to the Sheriff’s headquarters by June 24th, 2016

For more information please contact Public Information Officer Leslie Antunez at 915-538-2119 or lantunez@epcounty.com