APSO Junior Deputy program pre-registration opens April 3

Staff Report

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office Junior Deputy program will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 13 through 17.

The free program is for Ascension Parish students ages 10 to 13.

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office logo is shown in front of the District 1 office in Donaldsonville March 24.

The Junior Deputy program offers preteens in Ascension Parish a chance to interact with law enforcement professionals while learning the various skills required to be a sheriff’s deputy.

The goal of the program is to foster a relationship with preteens and law enforcement professionals in Ascension Parish while promoting how to be respectful, proactive, law-abiding citizens who possess honesty, good moral character, and the ability to perform kind acts for others.

Pre-registration through Eventbrite.com will begin on April 3 and run through April 10, accommodating the first 80 applicants. The link to pre-register will be posted on the APSO Facebook page on April 1 at 8 a.m.

For questions regarding the Junior Deputy program, contact Sgt. Misty Turner with the Community Outreach Unit at mturner@ascensionsheriff.com.