WCJLEA Cadet Application

White County Sheriff’s Office
Junior Law Enforcement Academy
Announces Openings for: CADET
2021 Dates: 07/1207/15  (Monday-Thursday)
Times: 8:00AM – 5:00PM
Location:  2696 Tesnatee Gap Valley RdCleveland, GA 30528
Openings: 36
 Cadets will be instructed on:
     • Handcuffing                                                        • Hostage Negotiations
     • Crime Scene Investigations                              • Radio Communications
     • S.W.A.T. Teams                                                   • Bomb Disposal
     • Criminal Laws                                                     • Firearms and Firearm Safety
     • Law Enforcement “Calls for Service”               • Traffic Stops
     • K9 Handling                                                         • and Much More
Uniform: Each Cadet will be issued an Academy shirt, name badge, bag, and necessary supplies.
Meals: Meals and snacks will be provided each day for cadets. List any allergies below. Please contact Academy leaders with any allergy concerns or questions.
Qualifications: Cadets must be a residence of White County and currently enrolled in the White County School System or an appropriate home school program. Cadets should be promoted to the 4th, 5th or 6th grade for the 2021-2022 school year and be between the ages of 9-12.
Application: Interested candidates should submit a handwritten essay of 50 words or more, entitled “Why I want to be a Law Enforcement Officer”. Essays will be picked up from your school on May 14th. Late essays will not be accepted. All essays will be judged, and all winning applicants will be notified by mail within 4-5 weeks.
Graduation: The graduation ceremony will be held on July 15th at 4:00PM, at Tesnatee Gap Elementary School. Additional information will be provided on the first day of the academy.
Submit the online application below or click the link (to the right) for a printable version to turn in.

 Parent Acknowledgement