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King County Sheriff’s 9-1-1 Citizen’s Academy will be Saturday, Sept. 28


The King County Sheriff’s Office will be holding a 9-1-1- Citizen’s Academy on Saturday, Sept. 28, “for persons interested in a public safety dispatching career or community minded people who live or work in King County.”

Our County 9-1-1 center is a CALEA Nationally Accredited Communications Center, and this class is “an effort to improve our relationship with our communities. This academy is designed to meet that goal.”


All instructors are members of the King County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center staff and participate in the training program. They will share their knowledge, enabling you to learn about the diversity of 9-1-1 Communications and how the user agencies work together.

Potential candidates for the 9-1-1 Citizen’s Academy must meet the following criteria:

Persons selected to attend the academy will be notified by mail/email and/or phone prior to the beginning of classes.

Applications received after the class has been filled will be retained and considered for future sessions.

The 9-1-1 Citizen’s Academy class is typically held bi-annually. They are held on a Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and include a 1 hour break for lunch.

Note: All applicants are subject to a background check and will be notified if selected to attend the academy.

If you are interested in participating in our 9-1-1 Citizen’s Academy, please download and complete the background [1] and application [2] forms. Forms may be mailed to: RCECC, Attention: Tara Murker, 3511 NE 2nd St, Renton, WA 98056.

Forms may also be scanned and emailed to: [email protected] [3] or faxed to 206-205-7969. If you opt to scan, fax or email the forms you must bring the originals with you. Due to legal requirements we must follow, we won’t be able to allow you to participate without your original signed documentation provided in advance of the course.

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