Citizen's Academy

Open Registration for the Spring 2019 Citizens Academy

Deputy/Officer Involved Shooting Incidents

Registration for the Spring 2019 Citizens Academy, hosted by the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office and Spokane Valley Police Department, is now OPEN. 

The Spring Citizens Academy covers Deputy/Officer Involved Shooting Incidents.  This is a great opportunity for you to learn and ask questions about these tragic incidents, how they affect our community and everyone involved as well as what law enforcement is doing to try and prevent future incidents.     

You will also have the rare opportunity to participate in REAL use of force training scenarios, and learn about the laws governing the use of force. 

When:  Every Monday night starting April 1st, and ending on May 6th (total of 6 Monday classes). 

Time:  6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each night

Where:  Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Training Center located at 6011 N. Chase Road, Newman Lake, WA.

To sign up, please contact Deputy Chris Johnston at 509-477-2592 or by email at

  1. Chris Gunter

    Spokane County Crime Prevention Deputy

  2. Acosta Louis

    Spokane Valley Crime Prevention Deputy