Detention Deputy

Why wait to start your law enforcement career? You can apply NOW. We accept applications for Detention Deputy on a continuous basis! Applications are reviewed upon receipt. Testing, screening, and oral board interviews are conducted as needed.

Lateral Transfer Wage Information

While the selection process is the same as non-certified applicants, those transferring from other agencies may receive a higher wage upon employment:

  • Level II = Either (1) Currently Detention POST certified in Idaho or can successfully challenge Idaho POST and 18 months experience working in a county jail as a detention deputy or (2) 5 years experience working in a state correctional system as a corrections officer.
  • Level III = Currently Detention POST certified in Idaho or can successfully challenge Idaho POST and at least 4 years total experience as a commissioned patrol or detention deputy (of which 2 years must be as a detention deputy).

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