Department Certified Academy
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Department Certified Academy is a 9-week program designed to prepare graduates for a career as a Jefferson County Detention Deputy.
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The DC Academy includes training in liability law, constitutional law, arrest control, firearms, driving, and jail operations. Academy graduates work as deputy sheriffs in all facets of our detentions facility, including work release, booking, transportation, the special housing unit, and several other specialized areas. There are ancillary duties for the deputy to become involved in, such as Field Training Instructor, Crime Scene Technician, Special Operations Response Team, and more.
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The JCSO welcomes experienced detention deputies. Please contact us at [email protected]