The training consists of a 2-week academy orientation, 12-week academy, and approximately 8-week post academy training. The Sheriff's Office provides all books, materials, and uniforms (excluding footwear). Those selected for hire will receive pay and full benefits during the training period. After this training is completed, the recruit is sworn in and their salary increases to the salary of a certified Detention Deputy.
Learn to maintain order and physical custody of inmates in a detention facility, courthouse complex, or other areas to provide a safe and secure environment.
Note: Depending on assigned responsibilities, employees may perform some or all of the duties below.
Note for Trainees: Trainees are expected to learn the following duties while in a trainee status.
Additionally, the following are required:
Note on the BAT (also known as FBAT or CJBAT): Applicants are responsible to identify a certified BAT testing facility, enroll, and receive a passing score. Proof of having passed the Correctional BAT exam within the last four years is required during the selection process. The cost of the BAT test(s) will be incurred by the applicant.
More information on the BAT can be located at: