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Halifax County Sheriff's Office

We are continuously recruiting. We are looking for individuals with a desire to serve and protect and to ensure that all Halifax County citizens feel safe and proud of their county. A career with the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office and Detention Center offers a variety of challenges and satisfaction. We are committed to the core values of P.R.I.D.E..

P Professionalism

R Respect

I Integrity

D Dedication

E Excellence

The Mission of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is to protect the lives and property of all citizens within the county. The Sheriff’s Office is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for Halifax County citizens to live and work. The Sheriff’s Office fulfills its mission by enforcing the law, investigating crimes, maintaining the county jail, serving civil and criminal processes and providing security for court systems.

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Available Position(s)

Deputy Sherrif

A Deputy Sheriff is responsible for the general law enforcement work required by the Office of the Sheriff. This law enforcement work includes keeping the peace, serving the public, protecting the lives, rights and property of all those within the County of Halifax.

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Detention Officer

The Detention Officer I is responsible for the custodial work with the transportation, security and supervision of prisoners in the Halifax County Detention Facility. The Officer performs a variety of duties relative to that care; direct supervision, desk duty and transportation of inmates.

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