Classes are underway for candidates of the new Sarpy-Douglas County Law Enforcement Academy.
The program has been in the works since 2014 and the first class was held. It will serve as a training program for five local departments.
Recruits from La Vista, Papillion and Bellevue Police along with the County Sheriff's Department of Sarpy and Douglas as well. The departments will now be able to train closer to home, previously they had to go to Grand Island.