Because of the nature of law enforcement and the need for absolute public trust,
all individuals seeking employment with the Sheriff's Office are required to have
integrity, honesty, sound judgment and good moral character as well as other desirable
Upon completion of the testing process, applicants are subject to an intensive
investigation into their personal and legal history. Inquires are made through
the Federal Bureau of Investigation, California Bureau of Information and
Identification, Department of Motor Vehicles, law enforcement agencies, and the
United States Military records if applicable. A credit history is also conducted
to help determine the candidate’s reliability and integrity.
Each applicant is assigned an investigator who prepares an extensive report
which is ultimately approved by the Sheriff.
Once the background investigation is
approved, the applicant must pass medical and psychological examinations prior to
officially being offered a firm job offer and starting their career with our office.
Know That Ethical Decisions Equal Integrity