DA George Brauchler
District Attorney George Brauchler has announced the dates for the 2018 Spring Citizens Academy.
This free seven-week academy will be held on consecutive Wednesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., April 11 to May 23, in the Douglas County office, 4000 Justice Way in Castle Rock.
Each of the seven classes explores the role of various members of the District Attorney’s Office. The academy gives students an in-depth look at what happens between the time someone is arrested, all the way through trial and conviction.
Participants will explore the different functions of the specialized units within the office, including the Special Victims Unit, Economic Crimes Unit, Cold Case Unit, Crime Scene Investigations, County Court and Juvenile Justice. Students also will have the chance to learn the intricacies of a jury trial.
Limited spaces are available. Preference will be given to applicants who live in the 18th Judicial District and are first-time participants. To attend, one must be at least 18 years old, complete an application and pass a criminal-background check.
The application is available at da18.org/community-outreach/citizens-academy
The deadline for applications is Friday, March 9.
Submit the completed application in one of the following ways:
• U.S. mail: 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: 720 733-4689.
Once the academy is full, applicants will be placed on a waiting list. Participants will be notified of their acceptance no later than Tuesday, March 20.
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