The Boone County Sheriff Citizen’s Academy is a ten (10) week program designed to provide the citizens with an in-depth understanding of the science and art of Law Enforcement in Boone County. The academy will provide citizens an opportunity to learn more about the 256 square miles of Boone County and its 130,000 residents. The academy will offer a “hands on” opportunity to learn more about the complex and diverse service of the Boone County Sheriff’s Office. The ten week program will include an orientation concerning the duties of the Sheriff, as well as instruction by many Boone County Sheriff Deputies and other Criminal Justice Professionals. The classes are held on Thursday evenings, once a week, over a (10) ten-week consecutive period. Classes begin at 6:00 pm and end at 9:00 pm.