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Citizen Education Opportunities

  • El Paso County Citizens’ College – Sponsored by the Citizen Outreach Group, the Citizens’ College is a great way to learn more about El Paso County government and how it serves our entire community. El Paso County elected officials and administrators serve as presenters and tour guides navigating participants through the inner workings of our multi-faceted and economically-challenged government charged with protecting the health, safety and welfare of all citizens. The 2009 Citizens’ College will be comprised of two full-day sessions on September 12 and 19.

    For more information visit: Citizens' College
  • El Paso County Sheriff Citizens’ Academy –The Sheriff’s Citizens’ Academy provides an
    opportunity for citizens in our community to find out more about the Sheriff's Office and broaden their understanding of public safety. This 12-week academy will meet on Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., August 27 through November 19.

    For more information visit: Sheriff's Public Information Office
  • El Paso County Clerk & Recorder Citizens’ Academy – This Academy is an eight-week
    program offering citizen an “insider’s in-depth view” of each of the four statutory
    departments – Election, Recording, Motor Vehicle and Clerk to the Board. The Citizens’
    Academy will be held primarily on Wednesday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m., September 23
    through November 9. Attendees will receive a thorough review and analysis of the functions, challenges, statutory requirements and customer service issues of the Clerk & Recorder’s Office.

    For more information visit:
  • El Paso County District Attorney Citizens’ College – This nine-week program provides an
    in-depth understanding of the legal system and the District Attorney’s role in that process. Accepted applicants will gain insight into the complex and varied roles of the District
    Attorney's Office, the functioning of many specialized programs in our judicial system and an understanding of criminal proceedings from the time of arrest to post-conviction motions. Classes will be held on Wednesday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m., beginning September 9.

    For more information visit: