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WOOD COUNTY, OH (Toledo News Now) -
year, seats fill up for the Wood County citizens' police academy class.
sheriff's office offers the class once a year. Sheriff Mark Wasylyshyn says the
class is not only educational, but fun, as well, and that's why it's been a
"It's a great opportunity for people from the
community to learn about our sheriff's office and what it does, and it's a great
opportunity for me and my deputies to get to know more people in the community,"
the sheriff said.
class is open to anyone and everyone, and it has filled up every year since
Sheriff Wasylyshyn has been with the office.
had participants from prior years say, ‘Hey, can we do it again?' and that's a
great sign, when we have a significant number saying ‘We would like to do the
whole nine weeks all over again, we've had such a good time doing it,'" Wasylyshyn
sheriff says it's because of the hands-on experience.
the ride-along, like the shooting of the guns, seeing hands-on how the
detectives gather evidence, and the hands-on tour of the jail," he said.
also learn how to be good witnesses and when to call law enforcement.
need to be sure to call 911 when you hear breaking glass in the middle of the
night, or when you see a vehicle backed up to a neighbor's house and you know
they're either on vacation or at work and you think it's kind of odd that there's
a vehicle there doing repair work," the sheriff said.