ARE YOU UP TO THE CHALLENGE?

BEING A PUBLIC SAFETY PROFESSIONAL STANDS FOR SOMETHING.

It stands for a city with something to prove and a community ready to create a better Shelby County.

 

With new leadership and a commitment to constitutional policing, we’re strengthening our 21st-century department using the best practices for community engagement, a greater focus on conflict resolution, groundbreaking technology and creative problem-solving.

 

Now’s the time to join a force for good.

It’s more than standing behind a badge, it’s standing up for Shelby County.

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SHELBY COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
FLOYD BONNER, JR.,
SHERIFF

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is hiring team members that bring a service-focused, hard-working attitude to both Corrections Deputy and Patrol Deputy Sheriff positions. If you have a knack for problem solving, work well independently, and are driven to become a high performing professional, we have a position for you. 

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JOIN US

The Shelby County Sheriff's Office has career opportunities available as Deputy Sheriff, Corrections Deputy and Dispatchers. The Sheriff's Office offers excellent benefits and job advancement. Interested in becoming a force for your community?

CONTACT us today to start your journey!

VOLUNTEER

The Shelby County Sheriff's Office is always seeking volunteers for Reserve Deputy Sheriff, Emergency Services, Community Services and our Ceremonial Guard Pipes and Drums Corps. Volunteering provides an opportunity to do something worthwhile with your spare time, making a real difference to your community.

LEARN MORE about volunteering today!

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ANSWER THE CALL.  
START YOUR CAREER TODAY.

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is a full-service law enforcement agency and the pre-trial custodial keeper of those who are charged with crimes. It is the mission of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office to protect the lives and property of the citizens of Shelby County, Tennessee, to preserve the peace, to maintain a safe and secure jail and to prevent crime and disorder while constantly guarding personal liberties as prescribed by law. This must be done with honor and integrity while conducting ourselves by the highest fiscal and ethical standards to maintain public confidence.

Upcoming Events

  • SCSO Recruiting
    Sat, Mar 19
    Wolfchase Galleria Food Court
    Mar 19, 10:00 AM – Mar 20, 5:00 PM
    Wolfchase Galleria Food Court, 2760 N Germantown Pkwy, Memphis, TN 38133, USA
    Are you a recent or soon-to-be high school graduate? Or looking for a career change to belong in professional organization? We encourage you to apply to become a Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Deputy. Take advantage of our $5,000 hiring bonus.
  • SCSO Recruiting
    Sat, Mar 12
    Wolfchase Galleria Food Court
    Mar 12, 10:00 AM – Mar 13, 5:00 PM
    Wolfchase Galleria Food Court, 2760 N Germantown Pkwy, Memphis, TN 38133, USA
    Are you a recent or soon-to-be high school graduate? Or looking for a career change to belong in professional organization? We encourage you to apply to become a Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Deputy. Take advantage of our $5,000 hiring bonus.
  • SCSO Recruiting
    Sat, Mar 05
    Wolfchase Galleria Food Court
    Mar 05, 10:00 AM – Mar 06, 5:00 PM
    Wolfchase Galleria Food Court, 2760 N Germantown Pkwy, Memphis, TN 38133, USA
    Are you a recent or soon-to-be high school graduate? Or looking for a career change to belong in professional organization? We encourage you to apply to become a Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Deputy. Take advantage of our $5,000 hiring bonus.
  • SCSO Recruiting
    Sat, Feb 26
    Wolfchase Galleria Food Court
    Feb 26, 10:00 AM – Feb 27, 5:00 PM
    Wolfchase Galleria Food Court, 2760 N Germantown Pkwy, Memphis, TN 38133, USA
    Are you a recent or soon-to-be high school graduate? Or looking for a career change to belong in professional organization? We encourage you to apply to become a Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Deputy. Take advantage of our $5,000 hiring bonus.
  • SCSO Recruiting
    Sat, Feb 19
    Wolfchase Galleria Food Court
    Feb 19, 10:00 AM – Feb 20, 5:00 PM
    Wolfchase Galleria Food Court, 2760 N Germantown Pkwy, Memphis, TN 38133, USA
    Are you a recent or soon-to-be high school graduate? Or looking for a career change to belong in professional organization? We encourage you to apply to become a Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Deputy. Take advantage of our $5,000 hiring bonus.
  • SCSO Recruiting
    Sat, Feb 12
    Wolfchase Galleria Food Court
    Feb 12, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Wolfchase Galleria Food Court, 2760 N Germantown Pkwy, Memphis, TN 38133, USA
    Are you a recent or soon-to-be high school graduate? Or looking for a career change to belong in professional organization? We encourage you to apply to become a Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Deputy. Take advantage of our $5,000 hiring bonus.