Learn About Law Enforcement Careers With The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office
Fun fact about me, I used to work in Law Enforcement! I used to interview the Sheriff in Gibson County every month, and I thought that everything about it was interesting. I attended a Citizen's Academy, and decided to apply to be a Reserve Deputy. Shockingly, I was chosen! A lot of training hours were put in every month. I learned to shoot & clean a gun. I went through training on how to drive a police car, and they actually let me. This led me to a 3 year career as a 911 Operator, which is hands down, the most stressful job ever. It also led me to meet my husband, who was a Deputy at the time. He is now an Officer with EVSC.
If you are interested in learning more about Law Enforcement Careers, you should attend the Law Enforcement Explorer open house and Recruitment Night on Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 6 p.m. It's hosted by the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office, and will be held at the Southern Indiana Career and Technical Center 1901 Lynch Road.
Sheriff Dave Wedding said, "Law Enforcement Exploring is a great way for students to develop leadership skills and improve self-confidence. Through fun and exciting 'hands-on' career related activities and community service opportunities, students will gain valuable experience that will help prepare them for a career in law enforcement.”
This program is open to young adults ages 16-20, as well as their parents.For more information contact Deputy Erik Nilssen at (812) 421-6201 or check out their FB Page