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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, NC Sheriff’s Office is to professionally, courageously, and with integrity serve the citizens and visitors of our county. It is with this that we vow to protect our citizens, families, and businesses from threats, damage, theft and injury utilizing technology and other 21st Century innovations. We will engage our community using positive values and maintain trust while building excellence. While doing these things we will set an undeniable example as we value, nurture, teach, and lead our team to ensure that we are providing the best law enforcement and detention services possible.

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Please download the forms below. We will keep you application on file for 120 days. We will contact you when and if more information is needed.



Available Position(s)

Deputy Sheriff - $44,598- $56,466 excluding paid holidays & overtime

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 - $38,421- $48,648 excluding paid holidays & overtime

The Detention Officer 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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