Registration open for CCSO Citizens’ Academy

A prior class of the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office Citizens’ Academy was joined by now-Sen. Tommy Tuberville, R-Alabama, at its graduation ceremony. (File photo)

CULLMAN, Ala. – Applications are being accepted now for the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) Citizens’ Academy fall 2022 session. 

The Citizens’ Academy is an opportunity for Cullman County community members to learn about the role of law enforcement in the area.  

The nine-week course begins Aug. 23, 2022, with classes Tuesday evenings from 6-9 p.m. There is no fee to attend; however, class size may be limited. 

Activities will include a SWAT team demonstration, tour of the Cullman County Detention Center and speakers from the CCSO and state and federal agencies. There will also be a morning visit to the shooting range. 

Applications for the Citizens’ Academy can be picked up at the CCSO, located at 1910 Beech Ave. SE in Cullman. 

For more for details or get an application via email, contact Deputy Chad Whaley at