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Sheriff Cunningham speaks to the youth at camp

Show-n-Tell Camp

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for our Show-N-Tell summer camp for youths who are interested and serious about camp enrichment. It is not a disciplinary camp but a way of bonding with our youth to promote positive interaction. Camp will last for 1 week and is totally free for boys and girls between the ages of 9-11. It will be held on August 1-5, 2016. We will be going to Camp Chandler in Wetumpka, Alabama and will be bused from Montgomery to the camp. Applications can be obtained by coming to the Sheriff’s Office at 100 South Lawrence Street or the Mac Sim Butler Detention Facility (County Jail) located at 250 South McDonough Street, by fax (334) 832-7113 or by email LisaCrenshaw@mc-ala.org. If you need additional information concerning the camp, please call 832-1339. The Sheriff’s Office will accept the first 100 approved applications.

Requirements:

• MONTGOMERY COUNTY RESIDENT • MUST BE BETWEEN 9-11 YEARS OLD • PROVIDE BIRTH CERTIFICATE

** DEADLINE TO TURN IN YOUR APPLICATION IS FRIDAY, JULY 1ST. **

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Deputy Dave Day

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office enjoyed meeting and greeting with Montgomery County citizens at our annual Deputy Dave Day on April 30th. Sheriff Cunningham would like to thank the many citizens who came out with their children and grandchildren to make this event special for our youth!

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Courtney Ward’Basketball Camp

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is proud of their own. Courtney Ward is not only a Deputy with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, she is also the head coach of the girls’ basketball team at Sidney Lanier High School. She gained experience from playing basketball during high school at Jefferson Davis High School and during her college years at Florida State University. Deputy Ward has been named 2016 ACC Women’s Basketball Legend. As a former Florida State Women’s Basketball point guard, Courtney has been named FSU’s representative for the 12th annual ACC Women’s Basketball Legends Class.

Deputy Ward will be hosting a Basketball Camp this summer at Sidney Lanier High School, June 6th – 10th for boys and girls ages 4 – 14 from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm. The cost is $50.00 for ages 4-8 and $65.00 for ages 9–14. We know that parents are looking for good programs for their children during the summer months and we would like for them to take advantage of a great basketball tutorial program. This will not only help keep the children occupied but will also give them the knowledge and skills of basketball which will be a great asset for the community.

Thank you for your continued support of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and our staff!

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Firearms Familiarization Course

There are still slots available for our May 14th, Firearms Familiarization Course! Sign up now and learn how to protect yourself! We know that learning how to protect yourself is very important in today’s world. Our course is held one Saturday a month and has been scheduled for the following dates:

• Saturday, May 14th • Saturday, June 11th

• Saturday, July 9th • Saturday, August 13th

• Saturday, September 24th • Saturday, November 12th

The class is held at our Firing Range and lasts all day and is FREE to Montgomery County citizens! The morning session is classroom instruction on firearm safety and firearm laws. The afternoon session allows citizens to practice shooting on our Firing Range for the remainder of the class. All classes are under the instruction of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Range Master.

Course Requirements:

• Montgomery County Citizen

• Obtain a Montgomery County Pistol Permit (prior to the course date)

• Complete an Application for the Course

Pistol Permit Questions? 334.832.1335 or 334.832.1337

Course Questions or to Obtain an Application? LisaCrenshaw@mc-ala.org • 334.832.1339

Your safety is our primary concern; therefore, we ask that you do not bring children to this class.

 

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