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Sheriff’s Office recruiting deputies



1300065_27lc-300x88-6082662-3806643The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is currently holding a recruitment drive for deputy sheriff recruit and lateral POST certified deputy sheriff applicants.

This drive is a great opportunity for men and women who are looking to pursue a career in law enforcement. Qualified applicants will enter a regional law enforcement academy scheduled to begin in January of 2014.  Recruits will receive pay while attending the academy.

The application deadline for this recruitment is Friday, July 19.

Applicants must be at least 21 years old and a United States citizen, and have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is committed to providing the highest quality police service and protection to our residents and visitors of Washoe County.

The Office looks for applicants who understand problem solving and critical thinking, are disciplined, are good communicators and want to make a difference through service to their community.

For detailed information about these positions and links to online applications, go to Washoesheriff.com/jobs.

Persons with questions may contact Julie Paholke with the Sheriff’s Office at (775) 328-6383 or [email protected], or they may contact the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Background Unit at (775) 328-3352.

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office celebrated 150 years of proud service and community partnership in 2011. Sheriff Michael Haley is the 25th person elected to serve as the sheriff of Washoe County. His office continues to be the only full service public safety agency operating within northern Nevada and is responsible for operating the consolidated detention facility, regional crime lab, Northern Nevada Counter Terrorism Center, Internet Crimes against Children Task Force, court security, service of civil process, traditional street patrols and Regional Animal Services.

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