Sheriff's Office

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Date Issued:
Nov 09, 2020 - 4:26PM

For Immediate Release

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office to hold informational recruitment event
“We’re Not Looking for Everyone, Just You!” November 18, 2020 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Sarah Johns
Washoe County Sheriff's Office
Office: 775-785-6235
Cell: 775-391-0407

Washoe County Sheriff Darin Balaam today announced his Office is looking for diverse Deputy Sheriff and Deputy Sheriff Recruit candidates to fill positions at the Sheriff’s Office.

“We are looking for recruits who want to answer the call of our community,” said Sheriff Balaam. “While it may be a trying time for the law enforcement profession, serving one’s community in this type of capacity is still, in my opinion, among the most honorable of professions. We are looking for Deputy Sheriffs who will build trusting relationships with community members and who want to make a difference in their neighborhoods. Together, I firmly believe we can find individuals who will represent every member of our Washoe County community. 

“I look forward to seeing the women and men who sign up to help us build the future generation of the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office. In order for us to move forward as an agency, we need you.”

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is the premier law enforcement agency in Northern Nevada, and is committed to providing the highest quality police service and protection to our residents and visitors of Washoe County.  Whether you are looking for a career for the first time, are changing careers, are POST certified and are looking for a lateral opportunity, or if you are returning from military service, we want to meet you.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Application Process
  • Selection Process
  • Physical Condition
  • Adademy
  • Duties

Space is very limited, so register for this free event NOW! It will be held Wednesday, November 18, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

For more information call: (775) 328-3075

Please reserve your space by emailing:

The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is dedicated to preserving a safe and secure community with professionalism, respect, integrity and the highest commitment to equality. Sheriff Darin Balaam is the 27th person elected to serve as the Sheriff of Washoe County since the Office was created in 1861. The Washoe County Sheriff's Office strives to ensure public safety by building trust and creating partnerships within the diverse communities in which we serve. We will promote the dignity of all people supported by our words and actions through open communication while fostering an environment of professionalism, integrity and mutual respect.


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