The Scott County Law Enforcement Memorial Scholarship program is accepting scholarship applications from students pursuing a career in Criminal Justice. Any student residing or working in Scott County is eligible to apply for a $1250 scholarship. Scott County includes the towns of Barden, Belle Plaine, Elko, Elko New Market, Jordan, New Market, Port Cargill, Prior Lake, Savage and Shakopee. The scholarships are given in memory of officers who have died while actively serving the citizens of Scott County. Applications are due March 24. Go to www.scott-co-law-enforcement-scholarships.org for more information.
Have you ever wondered what a police officer does? Here’s your chance. Shakopee Police Department is offering a Citizen’s Academy for Shakopee Residents. The sign up deadline is March 20. Go to www.ci.shakopee.mn.us/police.cfm for more information.