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Certified Deputy Sheriff Lateral Entry
Cherokee Sheriff’s Office
498 Chattin Dr. Canton, Ga. 30115

Job Type

Full Time

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Job Description

This is general law enforcement work responsible for protecting life and property within Cherokee County; enforcing traffic regulation, state laws and County ordinances; responding to emergency situations, citizen requests for assistance, and alarms; and conducting investigations in response to reported or discovered criminal activity. A superior officer reviews work assignments and gives specific instructions and assistance when guidance or back-up is needed. Work requires independent judgment discretion in difficult or unusual situations. Work involves personal danger.

Following the successful completion of all entry level training, Deputy Sheriff’s will be assigned to the Uniform Patrol Division for additional required training. Upon the successful completion of all required training, Deputy Sheriff’s will be eligible for continued assignment with the Uniform Patrol Division, or reassignment to Headquarters Operations, Jail Operations, Intelligence Unit, Special Operations Division, or the Criminal Investigations Division.