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The Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office is always looking for talented dedicated individuals seeking employment for Deputy Sheriff in Bullitt County.

Unfortunately at this time we are at the full staff level, however in the event of an opening, all applications will be considered.

Requirements:
Law enforcement applicants with the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office must follow Kentucky Law Enforcement’s Peace Officer Professional Standards Act (POPS).

POPS dictate what the minimum standard is for becoming a peace officer in Kentucky. The law requires applicants to law enforcement agencies in Kentucky to meet 16 pre-employment standards prior to becoming a peace officer in the state. This legislation requires: a High School Diploma or GED, be at least 21 years of age, and possess a valid drivers license.

The standards include five physical fitness measures. To pass this component of POPS, applicants must be able to bench press 64 percent of their body weight, complete 18 sit-ups within one minute, finish a 300-meter run in 65 seconds, perform 20 push-ups and run 1.5 miles within 17 minutes and 12 seconds.

The POPS law also requires that applicants be U.S. citizens, be at least 21 years old, have obtained a high school diploma or its equivalent, possess a valid driver’s license, submit fingerprints for a criminal background check, not convicted of a felony offense, not prohibited by federal or state law from possessing a firearm, have read the Code of Ethics, and have not received a dishonorable discharge or general discharge under other than honorable conditions.

Applicants also must not have not had certification as a peace officer permanently revoked in another state, have a medical examination, have a background investigation, be interviewed by their potential employing agency’s executive or designee, take a written suitability screener, pass a drug screen test and take a polygraph examination.

Academy trained deputies participate in the Kentucky Law Enforcement Foundation Program Fund (KLEFPF) and will receive the $3,100 annual training incentive pay stipend.

Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Oppurtunity Employer

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