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Become A Deputy Sheriff

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Working As A Deputy Sheriff

  • Getting Information
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • Performing for or Working Directly with the Public
  • Unpleasant/Angry People

  • Mostly Sitting

  • Make Decisions

  • $82,090

    Average Salary

What Does A Deputy Sheriff Do

A Deputy Sheriff protects the life and property of the citizens in their assigned county or area. They patrol an assigned district in a patrol car, investigate and report accidents and crimes, interview witnesses and victims, and gather physical evidence for court.

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Deputy Sheriff Demographics

Gender

  • Male

    80.7%
  • Female

    17.9%
  • Unknown

    1.4%

Ethnicity

  • White

    83.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino

    9.0%
  • Asian

    5.6%
  • Unknown

    1.2%
  • Black or African American

    0.4%
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

    66.4%
  • French

    4.5%
  • Carrier

    3.5%
  • German

    3.5%
  • Dakota

    3.5%
  • Russian

    2.8%
  • Italian

    2.8%
  • Portuguese

    2.1%
  • Chinese

    1.7%
  • Arabic

    1.7%
  • Korean

    1.4%
  • Thai

    1.4%
  • Turkish

    0.7%
  • Mandarin

    0.7%
  • Greek

    0.7%
  • Irish

    0.7%
  • Japanese

    0.7%
  • Polish

    0.7%
  • Hmong

    0.3%
  • Dutch

    0.3%
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Top Skills for A Deputy Sheriff

TransportInmatesLawEnforcementAgenciesPublicSafetyEmergencyCallsArrestWarrantsMedicalFacilitiesCriminalActsFirearmsCourtroomSecurityCriminalInvestigationsCrimeScenesCountyJailStateLawsCivilProcessCourtSecuritySuperviseTrafficLawsTrafficEnforcementPatrolDivisionLocalLaws

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Top Deputy Sheriff Skills

  1. Transport Inmates
  2. Law Enforcement Agencies
  3. Public Safety
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Transport inmates from facility to facility, court and hospital for medical treatment.
  • Maintained a professional relationship with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies.
  • Provided public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, and protecting people and property.
  • Patrolled assigned area answering emergency calls, serving civil and criminal papers.
  • Serve arrest warrants, search warrants, subpoenas, summons and order of protections.

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