KALISPELL, Mont. -

The Flathead County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for their spring session of their Sheriff's Citizens Academy.

The 10 week course allows residents to establish a closer relationship with law enforcement. It features classes on patrolling, investigations, firearms, emergency vehicle operation, drug education, as well as tours of the 911 communications center and correctional facility.

The academy is free and limited to 30 spots. Spring classes start on March 27th. Apply online here.