BGA to offer watchdog training
February 16, 2011 6:40PM
Updated: September 24, 2012 6:25AM
Citizen watchdog class
JOLIET — The Better Government Association will offer Citizen Watchdog Training at two free sessions in Will County.
Sessions will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday and March 2 in Room 2002 at Joliet Junior College, 1215 Houbolt Road.
Sessions will cover basic journalism skills, the Freedom of Information Act and local government structure.
To make a reservation, contact Mary Frances O’Connor at email@example.com or 312-821-9026.
NEW LENOX — The Will County Sheriff’s Office is teaming up with New Lenox, Frankfort and Mokena police departments to host a Citizens Police Academy 7-9:30 p.m. Thursdays, March 3 to May 19, at Lincoln Way Central High School.
If you are interested in attending or want more information, visit www.willcosheriff.org.
The academy is free but participants must fill out an application. All applicants will undergo a criminal background check.