The Sedgwick County Sheriff's office is looking for candidates for its reserve deputy academy that is scheduled to begin this fall.
Reserve deputies work with full-time sheriff's deputies. Their duties include criminal and traffic law enforcement, crime scene preservation, serving arrest warrants, enforcing court orders and crowd or traffic control at major events.
The academy lasts 20 weeks. Candidates attend classes from 6 to 10 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, with occasional classes lasting all day on Saturdays.
Men and women can apply. Candidates must be at least 21, a U.S. citizen, a high school graduate or equivalent, live in the Wichita metro area, have a valid driver's license and no felony convictions. Applicants must pass a physical examination, a physical agility course and a psychological examination. They also must complete an interview process. Applicants will be fingerprinted and undergo an extensive background check.
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To apply, call Sgt. David Hein at 316-660-3800.