141 W Elm
Wichita, KS 67203
Sedgwick County is proud to be an equal opportunity
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Starting salary: $19.77 per hour effective July
Starting salary: $15.49 per hour effective July
The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office employs more than 500
commissioned and civilian employees.
Starting salary: $11.18 per hour
CIVIL SERVICE EMPLOYMENT
Starting salary: Volunteer
As commissioned deputies of the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s
Office, Reserve deputies are sworn to protect the life, property and
rights of all citizens of Sedgwick County.
Candidates for the Reserve must:
Reserve deputies are required to provide no less than 20 hours of
volunteer service during each month and attend monthly meetings.
Additionally, Reserve deputies must complete annual in-service
training requirements to keep their skills sharp and to stay abreast
of changes in law enforcement technology and procedures. The monthly
meetings provide training and information exchange opportunities.
You may contact us by phone by calling
316-660-3757 between 6:30 and 8:30 pm on Mondays or Wednesdays or email us at
If this sounds like the job for you, we'd like to hear from you. Open
positions are posted at hrepartners.com.
You may apply on-line when a position becomes available.
The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Cadets are a voluntary post
organized under the Learning for Life Explorer program, sponsored by the
Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office, under the Direction of the Sedgwick County
Sheriff’s Community Liaison Unit. It serves the public without compensation in
the interest of good law enforcement and in cooperation with all law enforcement
agencies. The Sheriff and/or Sergeant of the Sedgwick County Community Liaison
Unit may call upon this post to perform various duties at his/her direction at
any time, day or night, to give assistance to the citizens of Sedgwick County
and perform emergency service if the need arises.
What is Law Enforcement Exploring?
The intent of law enforcement exploring is to educate and
involve youth in police operations, to interest them in law enforcement
functions whether they enter police work or not. Through involvement, the
law enforcement Explorer program establishes an awareness of the complexities of
police services. Exploring provides the law enforcement community an opportunity
to further an investment in its own future through relationships with fit and
capable young adults. Exploring furthers each Explorer's education,
encourages the Explorer's participation in a rewarding and productive service
activity, and enhances the Explorer's preparation for future roles as a citizen
and community member.
Exploring is the young adult career education program of
Learning for Life for both young men and women who are 14 and graduates of the
eighth grade or 15 through 20 years of age. Law Enforcement Exploring is a youth
development program centered around Law Enforcement careers. The Sedgwick County
Sheriff's Office affords it's cadets opportunities to experience and become
involved in such activities as crime prevention activities, community policing,
traffic control, finger printing, ride-a-longs, patrol procedures, and
connecting activities with high schools, the court system, and national, state,
and local academies. The bottom line is that Law Enforcement Exploring is
Interested in Joining?
If you are at least 14 years of age and have completed the
eighth grade you are eligible to apply to become a Sedgwick County Sheriff's
Cadet. The Cadet Explorer program is designed for young adults between 14
and 20 years of age. Candidates must be of good moral character.
Interested individuals should complete a
and return it to the Sheriff Community Liaison Unit located at the Sedgwick
County Courthouse at 525 N Main on the third floor. Monday thru Friday between
8:00 AM and 5:00 PM. Completed applications may also be mailed to the
Sedgwick County Sheriff Community Liaison Unit
141 W. Elm
Wichita, KS 67203
If you have questions you may call the Community Liaison
Unit at (316) 660-3920 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Mission: To assure quality public services that provide for the present and future well-being of the citizens of Sedgwick County.
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