Presented several times a year in English and Spanish, the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Citizens Academy is a four-day academy tailored specifically for the citizens of Maricopa County. Command staff from the Sheriff’s Office will instruct the courses and attendees will have the opportunity to interact with Sheriff’s Office employees. Through academies like this, the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office hopes to foster a greater partnership with the community we serve and provide a better awareness of law enforcement’s role within Maricopa County.