Hiring Process

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Criteria to become a Sheriff’s Officer

Minimum Requirements:

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Minimum age requirement 18 years
  • Educational pre-requisite - h.s. Diploma
  • All males must register with selective service

Evaluation Process

  • Must pass civil service exam for sheriff's officer
  • Must successfully complete the following:
    • Intensive background investigation
    • Psychological examination
    • Physical examination
    • Interview by appointing authority (sheriff)

Upon selection as a sworn law enforcement officer you will be required to attend and successfully complete a certified police academy (at least 20 weeks)