Sheriff's Civil Function - Basic

This class is 24 hours in length. Course content will include:

  • Sheriff's history
  • Duties and responsibilities
  • Service of process, statutes, fees and terms, legal issues
  • DV "front office papers"
  • Domestic violence legal issues
  • Habeas corpus
  • Personal property, attachment, replevins, bonds
  • Personal property executions
  • Real property
  • Officer safety and domestic violence
  • Restitution

To register for the course, contact your Training Manager to assign the training to you via Acadis.

Upcoming classes are listed below.  Registration does not guarantee acceptance into the class.  Selections will be completed four weeks prior to the class; those accepted into the class will receive a notification at that time.

If classes are full, or not available, please complete the Course Interest Survey.  This is not a waiting list, but instead helps us see if there is enough interest to create another class.  If we schedule a session, we will contact everyone who has completed the survey and request that registration be completed.

Bob Graham (CIT Statewide and Support Services Program Manager)

(206) 786- 4401

Who can attend our classes?

This course if open to active law enforcement personnel currently employed with a Sheriff's Office.

Dress Code

Visitors attending training at the WSCJTC are encouraged to wear their agency logo shirt/uniform or agency ID badge while on campus. 

Visitors not wearing agency identification can attend classes in business casual attire.  They will need to check in at the front desk and wear a clip-on visitor's identification card.


Times, dates, and location will vary per class. 

Class ends at noon on the last day of training.


Deadline to cancel is 7 days prior to class.  Send an email to to cancel your registration.

$80 no show or late cancellation fee