Lateral Deputy Sheriff

Kosciusko County Sheriff's Office - Warsaw, Indiana

Sep 15, 2020

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Application Deadline:
Oct 12, 2020

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$49,004.48 for the first year, $50,011 thereafter. annual

Job Description

The Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications from currently certified law enforcement officers for the position of Merit Deputy. Kosciusko County is home to nearly 80,000 residents and over 100 natural lakes. During the summer months, the population increases drastically with guests and tourists. Known as the Orthopedic Capital of the World, Warsaw hosts a strong economy with multiple manufacturing jobs. The Kosciusko County Sheriff's Office responds to approximately 25,000 calls for service annually. Specialties include investigations, crime scene technician, crash investigator, SCUBA team, SWAT and narcotics.

The Lateral Merit Deputy requirements are as follows:

  1. 21 years old

  2. High school diploma (or equivalent)

  3. College graduate or some college is preferred

  4. US citizenship

  5. Possess a valid operator’s license

  6. Current Indiana Law Enforcement Academy certification, or equivalent

  7. One-year experience as a law enforcement officer


  1. Vacation

  2. Paid Holidays

  3. Pension

  4. Insurance

  5. Take Home Vehicle

  6. The probationary salary is $49,004.48

  7. The salary becomes $50,011 after one year

This hiring process includes an extensive background investigation, polygraph exam, a medical physical, psychological examination and any other examination deemed necessary.

Additional information, including pertinent dates, will be posted when determined. Applications are available for download at .

Job Requirements

  • Age: Must be 21 years old.
  • Education: College is preferred, but not required.
  • Experience: Minimum of one year sworn law enforcement experience.,

Contact Informaton

Christopher Francis

Kosciusko County Sheriff's Office
221 W. Main St.
Warsaw, Indiana 46580
phone: 574-265-2232

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