The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for its upcoming citizens academy that begins Aug. 13.

The academy provides Franklin County residents with an in-depth look inside the sheriff’s office.

Participants will learn about patrol operations, criminal investigations, tactical operations, crime scene management, internal affairs and special operations..

The 12-week academy will be on consecutive Tuesday nights.

For more information, contact Sgt. Darryl King at darryl.king@franklincountyva.gov or 483-6850.