Minimum requirements established by the North Carolina Sheriff's Education and Training Standards, as well as the Vance County Sheriff's Office are the basis for consideration for employment as a Deputy Sheriff and Detention Officer.
These requirements include:
Upon selection, a complete background will be done.. This background includes but is not limited to the following checks: criminal, civil, driving, and credit. There will also be interviews conducted with references,current and previous employers, and others determined by the background investigator.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to get a certified county-
VARIETY: VCSO offers a wide variety of career opportunities for individuals interested in law enforcement and corrections. Positions are classified as either "certified" or "staff"
SERVICE: VCSO offers you the opportunity to serve your community in many different ways In both certified and support positions you have an opportunity to assist others in need, provide protective services when necessary, and offer guidance and example to the youth of the community.
ATMOSPHERE: At VCSO you will be working with some of the most professional law
enforcement and support personnel in the area.. Their pride in the agency and
its capabilities are evident in the way they perform their jobs. VCSO is looking
for the very best to fill important and influential public service positions.
If you have any questions regarding these requirements, please contact our office
at (252) 738-
As a citizen you can depend on the Sheriff’s Office to help make a community that is safe and trouble free. But to be truly effective, a Sheriff’s Office depends on your Support and cooperation.
Crime and accidents result in the great costs of lives, money, and pain. The Sheriff’s Office is working hard to protect you from these dangers.
Your support is vital in the Sheriff’s efforts to prevent and solve crimes, eliminate hazards in and around the community, keep the courts and jails running efficiently, and keep traffic moving smoothly and safely.
Detention Officer Application
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