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Shiawassee Sheriff's Office: Road Patrol Sheriff’s Deputy/Licensed Officer Closing Date: November 30, 2022

STATUS: Full-Time
ANNUAL RATE of PAY: $48,630.00 - $59,902.00
LOCATION: County of Shiawassee, Office in Corunna


Patrols an assigned area of the County in order to control traffic, prevent crime or disturbance of the peace, and arrests violators of State and Local laws. Responds, as directed by the dispatcher or necessitated by a hazard situation, to a variety of complaints or calls requiring police assistance.


Our deputies currently work 84 hour, bi-weekly pay periods.


Applicants must be licensed/licensable police officers at the time of application.


High School Diploma or completion of the General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.) Completion of college courses from an accredited college / university is desirable.


  1. Patrols assigned roadways to observe traffic for violators or wanted vehicles, serving as a deterrent to criminal actions by presence in the area. Issues traffic citations or arrests violators and assists stranded motorists.
  2. Responds to a variety of citizens' complaints, such as domestic quarrels, robberies, break-ins, assaults and vandalism. Assists complainants and initiates investigation, completing investigations of the more routine complaints.
  3. Assists in the investigation of serious crimes, gathering evidence, taking statements from involved parties, witnesses and protecting the crime scene.
  4. Reports to accident scenes to render first aid to injured persons, route traffic around scene and investigate the cause of the accident. May take photographs, make measurements, obtain statements and gather other evidence to determine which party is at fault.
  5. Prepares detailed reports on accidents, arrests or other cases investigated.
  6. Appears in courts to give evidence on cases.
  7. Transports inmates and mental patients to and from Court, Jail, Institutions and other facilities. 
  8. Serves subpoenas, warrants and other legal documents.
  9. Checks business establishments and other business buildings after hours to ensure proper security measures have been taken.
  10. Assists in controlling large crowds in a quelling civil disturbance.
  11. Consistent and punctual attendance is an essential function of this position.
  12. All other duties as assigned.

Must be licensed to access the Law Enforcement Information Network (LEIN) by completion of the LEIN basic training and be certified. Complete LEIN Security Awareness Training.


Applications shall be submitted online at the Shiawassee County website at Click "Check for job postings", then click "Apply now". This application must be completed prior to consideration. Resume and cover letter should be submitted to:

Shiawassee County Sheriff's Office
ATTN: Lieutenant Robert Herrick
201 E. McArthur St
Corunna, MI 48817

Opening Date: 5/23/2022
Closing Date: 11/30/2022

TELEPHONE: 989-743-3411 Ext 7223