• 21 years of age or older
  • Good health
  • High School diploma or GED
  • No record of felony or domestic violence conviction
  • Good moral character
  • Good credit history
  • Valid drivers license
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Ability to complete examinations and interviewing.

Physical Agility Test: includes plank, push-ups, running, vertical jump, trigger pull and ability to carry specific amount of weight.

Written Examination: Each category requires minimum of 70% to pass.

Interviews and Background Process: Includes background checks and in-person interviews with Professional Standards Unit, Staff Review and Polygraph. Additional procedures will include in-depth background check, drug screening, physical and psychological testing and personal interview with the Sheriff.


Click HERE for a list of disqualifiers.

The Shawnee County Sheriff's Office is committed to diversity in the workplace.
An equal opportunity employer.