Matagorda County Citizen’s Law Enforcement Academy

MATAGORDA COUNTY – The Matagorda County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for its Citizen’s Law Enforcement Academy. It’s a six week program for residents of Matagorda County.

Participants will meet each Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. for a total of 27 hours. The goal is to educate citizens about the different divisions and inner-workings of the department.

Anyone interested can pick up an application from the Sheriff’s Office. There is a background check and a criminal history check. The program is limited to 35 participants.

If you have any questions call Administrative Deputy Laura Glaspie at 979-241-3291 or at

The class should start on September 5, 2017.