Sworn deputies must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age and possess a high school diploma or an educational equivalent.
Applicants must be United States citizens
Applicants for sworn deputy positions will undergo an extensive background check which may include a credit check. Applicants with felony convictions, serious misdemeanor convictions or convictions for crimes of moral turpitude will not be considered.
Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and no convictions of alcohol related driving offenses within the previous ten (10) years prior to application.
Applicants will be required to submit to drug testing, psychological evaluations and physical fitness evaluation.
Applicants must be able to satisfactorily complete the state peace officer academy.
Applicants may be required to participate in a hiring process which can include written testing, oral board examination and pre-employment screening.
Applicants should have strong communication skills and the ability to work under extremely stressful circumstances.
Applicants should have strong writing and organizational skills.
Applicants must be willing to swear an oath and conduct themselves in compliance with the oath of office.
Applications can be picked up or requested from the administrative office located at 301 East Lee Street Sapulpa, Ok between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday excluding legal holidays.