IF YOU ARE CURRENTLY IN LAW ENFORCEMENT and looking for growth opportunities to enhance your career, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Merit Commission is currently accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff in the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.
The general function of the position within the organization is to perform complex work related to the protection of life, persons, and property of the citizens of Lake County through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. The position is under moderate supervision. Duties include, but are not limited to, responding to dispatch calls for service to involve emergency and non-emergency situations; investigating crimes, suspicious conditions and responding to complaints. The Deputy Sheriff is also responsible for arresting persons suspected of violating ordinances and statutes, including use of physical force as necessary to subdue suspects. A person in this position will interview offenders and victims of crimes; appear in court to testify on behalf of the County; serve warrants, summons; speak to organized groups or the general public about various law enforcement activities; and coordinate special education programs.