Citizens Law Enforcement Academy

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About the Program

Boerne Police Department, Kendall County Sheriff's Office and Fair Oaks Ranch Police Department are honored to present this year's Citizens Law Enforcement Academy.

The Citizens Law Enforcement Academy will introduce you to the officers that serve our community. You will see firsthand how we conduct business and why. This academy aims to enhance the positive relationship between our office and our community through education and hands-on participation. It is designed to give you a better understanding of the mission and operations of our agencies and to enable each of you to gain an appreciation of the current challenges facing law enforcement. This will offer you an opportunity for comments and suggestions in helping to solve these challenges. Your valued input will allow us to continue to improve the services we provide.

Topics that will be presented will include:

  • Patrol procedures
  • Criminal investigations
  • Jail operations
  • Dispatch operations
  • Polygraph examinations
  • Justice of the Peace duties
  • District Attorney Operations
  • Animal control operations
  • Narcotics and K9 Demonstration
  • Civilian Response to Active Shooter
  • Hands on scenario-based training

This year's class will begin on March 22, 2023, and will end on May 25, 2023. The classes will be every Wednesday at 6:00 PM. A schedule will be given out on the first day of class so you can plan accordingly. We do understand that you will not be able to attend every class.

Anybody that is interested in being part of the 2023 Citizens Law Enforcement Academy, please contact one of the following facilitators to receive an application or if you have any questions. To access the application, click on the link below.

Please make sure to fill the application out completely. Click here to complete the application.


The academy is open to all residents of Boerne, Fair Oaks Ranch, and Kendall County, as well as business owners and their employees. The department, in its sole discretion, may reject any applicant whose criminal background it deems unacceptable or questionable. This includes but is not limited to applicants with multiple criminal history entries. Applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Be in good physical and mental health
  • No felony convictions
  • No domestic violence or sexual offense convictions
  • No conviction of a crime of moral turpitude
  • No Class A or B misdemeanor convictions within the last five years


Officer Chris Dingman, Boerne Police Department

Sgt. Heather Pomeroy, Kendall County Sheriff's Office

  • Phone: (830) 388-7712