When hired to be a deputy by the sheriff of Montgomery County, you are initially trained by our instructors on the following:
Defensive and control tactics
Handcuffing and searching of prisoners
Working with chemical agents
After completing and passing the sheriff’s required training, a deputy must attend and pass further training given by the State of Pennsylvania (ACT II). This course is conducted at State College, Pennsylvania and consists of a 19-week, 760-hour curriculum.
Please note, in accordance with state code you must be a Montgomery County resident for two years prior to your date of application, and 21 years of age.
Thank you for your interest in the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office. WE ARE HIRING! The MCSO is looking for candidates to fill two deputy sheriff positions. Apply by March 31, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. to be considered.
If you are a college student interested in a career in criminal justice and an internship to complete program requirements, please fill out our application.