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Citizens Prosecutor Academy   

The Citizens Prosecutor Academy is a 6-week program which provides citizens a look at the criminal justice system from the perspective of a prosecutor. Participants will hear directly from attorneys, judges and subject matter experts on several topics including the criminal justice system, the jury trial process, forensics, crimes against children, homicide investigations, and diversion programs, among others. Due to the sensitive nature of some topics in this series, those who choose to participate must complete an application and must be at least 18 years of age. Participants will need to complete and return the application to MTP no later than one week before class start. Class size is limited to 30 people. There is no cost to citizens of Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Marion, and Sumter counties. No recording devices allowed.

Please complete this application and return to the MTP office no later than 1 week before the class start date:

To download the CPA Application:

Please register for the course prior to submitting the application. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Application submission does not automatically register you for this course.

Citizens Prosecutor Academy   
Instructor:  State Attorney's Fifth Judicial Circuit
Course #: PUB128
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
This class meets 6 times:
Tu, 4/11/2023 - 5/16/2023

Members: Free; General Public: Free

Room: Live Oak Hall
Seats Available: 24

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If class is cancelled by the participant because of COVID positive results, there will still be a processing fee incurred by the participant.