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Minimum  requirements  established by the North Carolina  Sheriff's Education  and Training  Standards, as well as the Vance County Sheriff's Office  are the basis for consideration  for employment  as a Deputy Sheriff and Detention Officer.

These  requirements include:

Upon  selection, a complete background will be done.. This  background includes but is not limited to the following checks: criminal, civil, driving, and credit. There will also be interviews conducted with references,current and previous employers, and others determined by the background investigator.

It is  the responsibility  of the applicant to get a certified county-wide criminal  history record  check of ALL CHARGES from any county for which you have lived for the past 10 years and the county you were living in when you graduated  from, or last attended high school.  If you have not been charged with anything, the record check MUST have that specified  as well..  Your application  will  not be submitted for a background investigation until  our office receives your record checks, as well as all other requested documents..

VARIETY:    VCSO offers a wide variety of career opportunities for individuals interested  in law enforcement and corrections. Positions are classified  as either "certified" or "staff"

SERVICE:  VCSO  offers you the opportunity  to serve your community  in many different  ways In both certified  and support  positions  you have an opportunity to assist  others  in  need,  provide protective services  when necessary,  and offer guidance  and example to the  youth of the community.

ATMOSPHERE:   At  VCSO you will be working  with some of the most professional law enforcement  and support  personnel  in  the area.. Their pride in  the agency and its capabilities  are evident in the way they perform their jobs. VCSO is  looking  for the very best to fill important and influential  public service  positions.

If you   have any questions regarding  these  requirements, please contact our office at (252)  738-2200.

Why Work for the Sheriffs  Office

Deputy Application

Dale Blasiman - Deputy application.pdf

Vance County North Carolina

Vance County Court House

National Sheriff’s Association

North Carolina Sheriff’s Association

Crime Stoppers

NCDPS-State Bureau of Investigation

Domestic Violence Victims

Consumer Scam Victims

As a citizen you can depend on the Sheriff’s Office to help make a community that is safe and trouble free. But to be truly effective, a Sheriff’s Office depends on your Support and cooperation.

Crime and accidents result in the great costs of lives, money, and pain. The Sheriff’s Office is working hard to protect you from these dangers.

Your support is vital in the Sheriff’s efforts to prevent and solve crimes, eliminate hazards in and around the community, keep the courts and jails running efficiently, and keep traffic moving smoothly and safely.

We Need Your Support
Dale Blasiman - Detention Officer application.pdf

Detention Officer Application

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Command Staff

Chief of Staff  L. D. Bullock
Captain W. Bullock
Captain L. Watkins
Lieutenant John Shelton
Lieutenant N.R. Shearin
Lieutenant D. Campbell
Lieutenant J. Goolsby