The Edmond Sun

January 9, 2013

Sheriff's office seeks deputy recruits

Special to The Sun

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office is in the process of filling detention officer academies.

Starting salary for detention officers is $1,957 per month while attending the six-week academy then $2,212 per month upon graduation from the academy, according to information released by the sheriff’s office.

Benefits include: Comprehensive health care, dental, vision and prescription drugs; paid holidays and annual sick leave; and employer paid retirement.

Detention officer duties consist of supervising inmates — this includes observing, searching, processing inmates in accordance to county policies, regulations and procedures.

To be considered applicants must not have any felony convictions and pass a background check.

For more information, call the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office at 713-1093 or 713-2040.