Sheriff Announces Cadet Recruitment

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith is now accepting applications for the 23rd session of The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department Cadet Program.

The Cadet Program provides young people with the opportunity to learn firsthand about the law enforcement profession. After completing a training academy, cadets are permitted to ride along with Deputy Sheriffs on patrol and assist with many community events in Putnam County.

Students in grades 9 through 12 who are at least 14 years of age and attend a school in Putnam County are eligible to submit an application for the program.

Students can obtain an application from their School Resource Officer or by contacting (845) 225-4300 Extension 42267.

Applications must be submitted to the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department by November 2, 2012.