Matagorda County Sheriff Frank “Skipper” Osborne invites the citizens of the County to come and participate in classes that pertain to the safety of our County. The Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for enrollment into a variety of classes, which may include CSI, K-9, Jail Tour, District Attorney’s Office, and Justice of the Peace. Classes will start on April 20 and ends May 23, 2023. Classes are held on Tuesday & Thursday evening from 6:30 – 9:00 pm at the Sheriff’s office. This training does not certify students to be police officers, but will educate the community as to the different divisions and workings of the Sheriff’s department.
You may pick up an application at the Sheriff’s Office at 2308 Ave. F, Bay City during normal office hours. All applications will be reviewed and background checks and criminal history checks will be performed on each applicant prior to acceptance into the Academy. The number of students will be limited to 25 and chosen on a first come basis. Applications will need to be turned in by Friday, April 14, 2023.
For more information you may contact Lt. Phillip Hester at