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The Shelby County Sheriff's Office has career opportunities available as Law Enforcement Deputy Sheriff or Corrections Deputy. The Sheriff's Office offers excellent benefits and job advancement. Duties as a Deputy Sheriff includes work under direct supervision while performing necessary tasks to satisfy requirements legislated under the Powers and Duties of the Sheriff found in Tennessee Code Annotated, Chapters §8-8-201 and §8-8-213. Duties as a Corrections Deputy includes work under direct supervision of an assigned supervisor and be responsible for the security and maintenance of Shelby County Jail Operations in accordance with established policies and procedures. Current job openings are posted by Shelby County Jobs - Human Resources. 


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  • Recruitment Team

    Answer the call to protect and serve our community through an exciting and fulfilling career with the Shelby County Sheriff's Office.

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  • Enforcement Training

    Mission: We take pride in subscribing to “Total Quality Training” reinforced with discipline and high expectations...

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  • Corrections Training

    Corrections Deputy Recruits go through vigorous training as part of their curricula at the Training Academy.

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  • Training Academy

    The fundamental mission of the Sheriff’s Office Training Academy is to provide professional training curriculums designed to improve the quality of regional law enforcement and correctional services.

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  • Job Opportunities

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  • Training Academy FAQ

    Find answers to common questions.

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