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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Portage County Emergency Services Citizens Academy Accepting Applications

Portage County Sheriff’s Office, Stevens Point Police, Plover Police, & Stevens Point Fire Department are pleased to announce the return of the Emergency Services Citizens Academy. Experience what our law enforcement & firefighters do every day!

The academy will consist of a basic law enforcement and fire/rescue overview, along with tours and explanations of our services.  This year’s academy will run Thursday nights from September 9, 2021, through November 11, 2021, along with an occasional Saturday.  Thursday sessions will be held from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Saturday sessions will start at 8:00 am and end early afternoon. 

If interested, please contact Firefighter/Paramedic Jason Karpinski via email at for more information and to apply.

Photo of 2019 Citizen's Academy training

(Photo of 2019 Citizens Academy Training)

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