District Attorney George Brauchler has announced the dates for the 2017 spring Citizens Academy.
The free six-week course will be on consecutive Wednesday evenings, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., April 12 through May 17. Classes will be in the18th Judicial District Attorney’s Douglas County office located at 4000 Justice Way in Castle Rock. The fall session will be held in the Arapahoe County location.
Each class will explore the District Attorney Office’s role in different parts of the criminal-justice system. The Academy will give students an in-depth look at what happens on a case between the time of arrest and post-conviction.
Participants will explore the functions of the specialized units within the District Attorney’s Office, including the Special Victims Unit, Economic Crimes Unit, Cold Case Unit, Crime Scene Investigations, County Court and Juvenile Justice. Students also will learn about the intricacies of a jury trial with prosecutors.
Twenty-five spaces are available and preference will be given to applicants who live in the 18th Judicial District and are first-time participants. They must be at least 18 years old, complete an application, and pass a criminal-background check.
The link to the application can be found on the DA’s website at: da18.org/DAsOffice/Community/CitizenAcademy.aspx
The deadline for applications is Friday, March 17.
Please submit your application one of the following ways:
• Mail to Barbara Martin-Worley, Office of the District Attorney, 18th Judicial District; 4000 Justice Way, Ste. 2525-A, Castle Rock, CO 80109
• Email firstname.lastname@example.org
• Fax to 720-733-4689
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