Cadet Program


The Cadet Program is a volunteer program administered by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) and the Port Townsend Police Department (PTPD). The program is designed to give young women and men interested in a law enforcement career firsthand knowledge of this career field by working side by side with law enforcement officers.

Who Can Participate

Anyone ages 14 to 21 years of age and are interested in a career in law enforcement are encouraged to apply. To apply, pick up a cadet officer application from either the PTPD or JCSO or contact one of the 3 advisors:
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