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Statewide Sheriff Recruitment Now Open

The Department of Public Safety (PSD) is currently recruiting candidates for the State Sheriff Division.  Recruitment is currently open until Monday, February 28.

To qualify, applicants must have a high school diploma with the ability to read and comprehend complex written material; write a clear, factual report; and have at least two years of work experience that demonstrates this skillset.

Following the initial recruitment, chosen applicants will be tested on physical fitness and must complete a written test to gauge their reading, writing and comprehension skills. They will also be required to take a pre-employment law enforcement assessment. After successful completion of the physical ability test, written test and the pre-employment assessment, the applicant may be scheduled for an interview with the department.

Individuals who pass the testing and are selected from the recruitment will participate in a 6-month Law Enforcement Recruit Class, which will consist of classroom and on-the-job training in the laws, rules, regulations, principles, practices, procedures and techniques of law enforcement; the operation of firearms and other equipment; as well as physical conditioning.

For more information and to apply to become a Deputy Sheriff visit

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