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The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is currently hiring P.O.S.T. certified Deputy Sheriffs!

Whether you’re looking to purse or continue a career in law enforcement, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office offers endless opportunities for growth, knowledge and professionalism.  Whether you’re interested in detentions, patrol, investigations, or a multitude of special teams, the Douglas County Sheriff’s has something to offer for everyone.  Individuals applying for this position must possess a basic Colorado P.O.S.T. certification at the time of appointment to Deputy Sheriff.

  • No lateral academy required
  • Salary is based on a 7-tier pay structure:
    $78,988 - $108,365
  • Laterals are given 1:1 credit for previous certified law enforcement experience
  • 2:1 credit for Military Police experience
  • 17-23 hours accrued vacation leave per month
    (based on years of service with DCSO)
  • 8 hours accrued sick leave per month
  • Competitive medical, dental and vision plans for all employees and eligible family members
  • 401(a) and Deferred Compensation-Voluntary 457
    Tax-Deferred retirement plan
  • Combined 13% retirement match for all commissioned personnel

Other ranks and salaries:

  • Sergeant: $115,668 - $135,150
  • Lieutenant: $141,908 - $160,007
  • Captain: $164,807 - $173,333