Sheriff’s department seeking youth academy applicants

The Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department is announcing this summer’s youth academy.

The event is designed for children ages 6 to 14 in the county and will teach them about the job and training for law enforcement. That will include hands-on-training and demonstrations including water rescue, the bomb squad, SWAT team and police dogs.

The two-day camp for 6 to 9 year olds will be June 2 and 3rd. A four-day camp for kids 10 to 14 years old will be June 7th through the 10th. The camps are $25 and $35 dollars.

You can sign up now at