The training consists of a 2-week Academy Orientation, a 22-week Academy, and approximately 10-week Module Training. The Sheriff's Office will provide all books, materials, and uniforms (excluding footwear). Those selected for hire will receive pay and full benefits during this training period. After this training is completed the recruit is sworn in and their salary increases to the salary of a certified Law Enforcement Deputy.
Learn to become certified as a law enforcement officer and eligible for promotion to Law Enforcement Deputy.
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 for this recruitment will be responsible to identify a certified BAT testing facility, enroll, and receive a passing score. Law Enforcement Deputy Trainee applicants will be required to provide proof of having passed the Law Enforcement BAT exam within the last four years in order to continue in the Sheriff’s Office selection process. The cost of the BAT test(s) will be incurred by the applicant.
More information on the BAT can be located at: